Connect with us

Health

New method to fight cancer with molecular fibers – Phys.org

According to the Federal Statistical Office of Germany, cancer is one of the most frequent causes of death, accounting for almost 25% of all deaths. Chemotherapy is often used as a treatment, but brings side effects for healthy organs. Scientists led by David…

Published

on

post featured image
ADVERTISEMENT

According to the Federal Statistical Office of Germany, cancer is one of the most frequent causes of death, accounting for almost 25% of all deaths. Chemotherapy is often used as a treatment, but brings side effects for healthy organs. Scientists led by David Ng, group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, are attempting a completely different approach: targeted and localized disruption of the cancer cells’ structure to activate their self-destruction mechanism. The researcher…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Iraq reports 2,878 new COVID-19 cases, 470,633 in total – Xinhua | English.news.cn – Xinhua
post featured image
High rate of symptomless COVID-19 infection among grocery store workers: Those in customer-facing roles five times as likely to test positive as their colleagues – Science Daily
post featured image
Training the innate immune system to fight cancer – FierceBiotech