October 31, 2013
A unique nanostructure developed by a team of international researchers* promises improved all-in-one detection, diagnoses, and drug-delivery treatment of cancer cells.
It can carry a variety of cancer-fighting materials on its double-sided (Janus) surface and within its porous interior and can:
- Transport cancer-specific detection nanoparticles and biomarkers to a site within the body, e.g., the breast or the prostate. This promises earlier diagnosis than is