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University of Edinburgh

Metal Implants Could Help to Cut Chemotherapy Side Effects, Study Suggests

Caption: Scientists have developed modified chemotherapy drugs that are designed to remain inactive until they come into contact with a palladium implant located at the tumor site. The hope is that this approach could help to reduce the side effects associated with treatment by minimizing damage to the rest of the body.

Credit: Asier Unciti-Broceta

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