Category: Biological

The cancer drug paclitaxel just got more effective. For the first time, researchers have packaged it in containers derived from a patient’s own immune system, protecting the drug from being destroyed by the body’s own defenses and bringing the entire payload to the tumor.

Source: Researchers kill drug-resistant lung cancer with 50 times less chemo: Cancer drugs packaged in immune bubbles home in directly to tumors without getting sidetracked and destroyed; less chemo with better results

Posted: January 15, 2016 in Biological