Particles of gold could treat cancer of the brain

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Gold BarsBen Kendall BelfastTelegraph 13 August 2014

Tiny particles of gold could hold the key to treating the most common form of brain cancer, scientists have said. The ‘Trojan horse’ treatment involves smuggling tiny nanoparticles of gold into the brain to kill tumour cells.

The ground-breaking technique could eventually be used to treat glioblastoma multiforme, which is the most common and aggressive brain tumour in adults, and notoriously difficult to treat, University of Cambridge researchers said…MORE (Belfast Telegraph)

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