Sunday, April 30, 2006

Gel May Replace Radiation Treatment For Breast Cancer

WPXI, April 30, 2006
Women who have surgery for breast cancer often have to undergo radiation therapy. It often causes breast deformities that then need to be corrected through reconstructive surgery. Now researchers at the McGown Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and bioengineers at Carnegie Mellon University may have found a way to avoid that complication from breast cancer surgery. They have developed a polymer based therapy that serves as artificial tissue filler after surgery and also delivers chemotherapy. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--

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