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October 17th, 2005

Making Progress on Nanoscale Thermal Therapy

Abstract:
Several groups of investigators are developing nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes as intracellular nanoscale heaters for use in this cancer therapy. Now, two papers from a collaborative group led by researchers at Triton BioSystems, provide further evidence that targeted magnetic nanoparticles, heated with an oscillating magnetic field, may be capable of killing tumors in living animals.

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