Category Archives: photothermal therapy

Study shows that gentle, highly-targeted cancer treatment using nanoparticles and lasers works.

Previous studies show that traditional cancer treatments like radiation and chemotherapy have major side affects.  This is because they affect both cancer tumours and healthy parts of the body.  Now, a study from researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute and the University of Copenhagen have develops a method based on lasers and nanoparticles that are injected directly into the cancer

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