Tailoring a suit for tumor-penetrating cancer meds -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Tailoring a suit for tumor-penetrating cancer meds

For more than a decade, biomedical researchers have been looking for better ways to deliver cancer-killing medication directly to tumors in the body. Tiny capsules, called nanoparticles, are now being used to transport chemotherapy medicine through the bloodstream, to the doorstep of cancerous tumors.

04/12/2016

Graphic: Nanovehicles with enzymes

This unique drug delivery strategy involves the decoration of nanovehicles with enzymes known to break down hyaluronic acid; © Drexel University