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Microscopic polymeric network to attack glioblastoma multiforme

30.04.2021

Image: Drawing showing how a brain tumor surgery site is outfitted with pieces of mesh; Copyright: D. Beghetto/IIT

The microMESH has the shape of a micrometric polymeric net, it is made with biodegradable materials and wraps around the tumor mass. It can 'attack' glioblastoma by combining different therapies: chemotherapy, nanomedicine, and immunotherapy.

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