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March 21st, 2005

New cancer therapy reduces painful side-effects

Abstract:
Scientists from the Institute of Bio-engineering and Nanotechnology have created "smart" polymer nanoparticles that deliver anti-cancer drugs directly to diseased tissues, a statement says.

The new cancer treatment, which has been successfully tested on small animals, would significantly reduce side-effects that cancer patients who undergo traditional chemotherapy commonly suffer, such as fatigue and hair loss.

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