Therapeutic Gel Shows Promise Against Cancerous Tumors

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  • TBMG-28915
Published 2018-05-01by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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Scientists at the UNC School of Medicine and NC State have created an injectable gel-like scaffold that can hold combination chemo-immunotherapeutic drugs and deliver them locally to tumors in a sequential manner. The results in animal models so far suggest this approach could one day ramp up therapeutic benefits for patients bearing tumors or after removal of the primary tumors.