KABC-TV (Apr. 07, 2011)
Now, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are studying a new weapon in the war against ovarian cancer, using magnetic nanoparticles engineered to attach to cancer cells circulating in the body.
“If we can target those magnetic nanoparticles to ovarian cancer cells, they’ll attach to the free-flowing cancer cells, and then, in a magnetic field, we can sweep all of the cancer cells out,” said John McDonald, Ph.D., professor of biology at Georgia Tech. (full story..)