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Killing Cancer Cells with the Help of Infrared Light

Video   May 11, 2018 | Taken from National Cancer Institute, YouTube

 

Near-infrared photoimmunotherapy uses an antibody–photoabsorber conjugate that binds to cancer cells. When near-infrared light is applied, the cells swell and then burst, causing the cancer cell to die.

 
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