David Kirkpatrick

January 14, 2010

Using nanotech to attack cancer

Filed under: Science, Technology — Tags: , , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 3:44 pm

Via KurzweilAI.net — Nanotechnology continues to be a major player in treating cancer.

Nanoparticle Cocktail Targets and Kills Tumors
PhysOrg.com, Jan. 13, 2010

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute’s Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence have developed a “cocktail” of two different nanometer-sized particles that work in concert within the bloodstream to locate, adhere to and kill cancerous tumors.

One nanomaterial was designed to find and adhere to tumors in mice and then sensitize tumor cells for the second nanoparticle, which kills the tumors.

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  1. This post has been linked for the HOT5 Daily 1/15/2010, at The Unreligious Right

    Comment by UNRR — January 15, 2010 @ 5:30 am

  2. Great post. I got new perspective after read this article.will return again to seek new vision.


    Comment by cho-cho — February 11, 2010 @ 3:36 am

  3. […] January 14, 2010 — Researchers at the National Cancer Institute’s Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence found two nanoparticles that work in concert to find, bind with and destroy cancer cells. One particle locates and adheres to the tumor and sensitizes the cancer cells for the second nanoparticle that kills the tumor. […]

    Pingback by Cancer and nanotechnology « David Kirkpatrick — March 13, 2010 @ 4:44 pm

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