Nanoparticles could deliver drugs to tumors' blood supply

04/11/2008 | M.I.T. Technology Review

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have devised a nanoparticle system that can directly deliver fumagillin, a chemotherapeutic agent, to blood vessels that feed tumors without harming healthy tissues. The nanoparticles include two types of molecules -- one for imaging and the other for targeting.

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