Cancer Cells Glow and Die


It’s about as simple as, “If it glows, cut it out.” And if a few malignant cells remain, they’ll soon die.

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new way to selectively  insert compounds into cancer cells – a system that will help surgeons identify malignant tissues and then, in combination with phototherapy, kill any remaining cancer cells after a tumor is removed.

Source: “Glowing” new nanotechnology guides cancer surgery, also kills remaining malignant cells at

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5 years ago

I changed the title of the thread 🙂