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Man-made antibodies suggest safer chemotherapy delivery: study

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

WASHINGTON, April 16 (Xinhua) -- American researchers have revealed a way to zero in on and kill prostate cancer tumors in mice while leaving healthy tissue unscathed, using chemotherapy along with aptamers.
The finding, published on Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, suggested that aptamers, lab-made molecules that function like antibodies, could form the basis of new cancer therapies if additional studies in animals and humans bear out.
"The benefit of aptam ...