Israel’s Technion Develops Nano-Capsules to Treat Stomach Cancer


A new nanotech-based treatment method being developed by an Israeli university team may help overcome a deadly enemy in cancer therapy.

Gastrointestinal cancers are a huge killer, says the Technion team of Maya Bar-Zeev, Prof. Yehuda Assaraf and Prof. Yoav Livney. As they report in the journal Oncotarget, the new treatment modality is based on delivering a chemoresistance reversal agent, which eliminates the tumor’s resistance to chemotherapeutic drugs, with anti-cancer drugs – all encased in nano-sized casein micelles

 

 

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