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TINY PARTICLES MAY HAVE A BIG IMPACT ON TREATING CANCER

nanoparticles_lancastriaResearchers developed a drug that may stop the spread of cancer cells, but needed to develop a process for introducing the drug without damaging healthy tissues.  The scientists turned to nanoparticles, objects so small that 800 of them could fit in the width of a human hair. These tiny particles can deliver the drug directly to cancer cells without damaging healthy cells.

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