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Researchers use ultrasound to activate cancer-killing drugs

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Steve Dent From: engadget.com Sound waves can ‘pop’ nanobubbles to release drugs into hard-to-access liver tumors Since your liver is surrounded by delicate blood vessels and bile ducts, cancers are tough to treat with toxic chemotherapy drugs and usually require surgery. However, researchers from the University of Illinois have pioneered a new “triple attack” treatment that kills cancer cells …