Cancer killers send signal of success

Nanoparticles deliver drug, then give real-time feedback when tumor cells die

mouse tumor diagram

LIVE REPORT  New lab-made nanoparticles deliver cancer drugs into tumors, then report their effects in real time by lighting up in response to proteins produced by dying cells. More light (right, green) indicates a tumor is responding to chemotherapy.  

A. Kulkarni et al/PNAS 2016

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