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2011-01-27 12:49:11

Magnetic nanoparticles A paper published in the January issue of the journal Nanomedicine could provide the foundation for a new ovarian cancer treatment option "“ one that would use an outside-the-body filtration device to remove a large portion of the free-floating cancer cells that often create secondary tumors. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have formed a startup company and are working with a medical device firm to design a prototype treatment system that would...

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2010-02-01 10:10:27

Scientists at Georgia Tech and the Ovarian Cancer Institute have further developed a potential new treatment against cancer that uses magnetic nanoparticles to attach to cancer cells, removing them from the body. The treatment, tested in mice in 2008, has now been tested using samples from human cancer patients. The results appear online in the journal Nanomedicine. "We are primarily interested in developing an effective method to reduce the spread of ovarian cancer cells to other organs ,"...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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