Brain cancer ‘trojan attack’ hope
Some oncologists predict that the brain will be the final battleground against cancer, so drugs developed at this nano-molecular level will be an essential weapon”
- Trevor Lawson Brain Tumour UK
A tiny capsule could help smuggle anti-cancer drugs past a barrier designed to protect the brain from attack.
The "nanocarrier" containing the drug was tested on tumours in mice, and proved better at reducing them than the drug alone.
A conference in Berlin was told that the method could also cut the side-effects of powerful medication.