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A step closer to treating oral cancer without surgery

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: R. Prasad From: Using photothermal ablation oral cancer can be treated in 30-40 minutes as an outpatient service Researchers in Mumbai have moved a step closer to treating surface tumours such as oral, breast and cervical cancer and other tumours such melanoma and colon cancer through photothermal ablation using gold-polymer nanoparticles and near infrared light. The researchers from …

A nano ray of hope for breast cancer patients

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Amy Fernandes IIT-B prof finds way to reduce drugs toxicity. Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie’s recent double mastectomy may have intensified the debate on breast cancer, but the number of women affected by it only continues to rise. One of the many causes of fatality is the high toxicity of the treatment and the current disability of affected cells to absorb …