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January 13th, 2007

AIIMS, IIT take nanotech route to cancer treatment

Abstract:
Nanotechology could help people avoid chemotherapy and radiotherapy now that experts at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) have jointly developed nano-particles that can kill cancer cells when injected in the body.

The system has been used in breast cancer cells and will soon be tried on animal models. Experts say nano-particles have got a selective specific anti-cancer effect and kill the tumour cells without harming healthy cells.

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expressindia.com

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