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K-State Cancer Research Developing a Therapy for Lung Cancer

Monday August 22, 2011

TARGETING A CURE: RESEARCH LOOKS AT DEVELOPING A BULL’S-EYE THERAPYTO COMBAT LUNG CANCER

A Kansas State University professor is trying to create a patient-friendly treatment to help the more than 220,000 people who are diagnosed with lung cancer each year.

Masaaki Tamura, associate professor of anatomy and physiology, and his research team are working on several projects that use nanoparticles to treat and directly target the “bull’s-eye”: cancer cells.

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