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March 5th, 2005

Targeting Cancer

Abstract:
Tiny particles called nanoshells may one day provide cancer treatment that packs the same punch as chemotherapy, without the nausea, fatigue, hair loss and other side effects. Nanoshells do this by scorching cancer tumors from within the tumor itself, without leaking out and damaging the healthy tissue around them. (Video) (See our Best Discoveries 2003 for more)

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