Physicist Uses Light to Accelerate Treatment of Drug-Resistant Cancers

Pan­cre­atic cancer is a noto­ri­ously treatment-​​resistant dis­ease. Assis­tant pro­fessor Bryan Q. Spring develops pho­to­dy­namic light-​​based ther­a­pies that both target the malig­nant cells and stop the sig­naling between them that sparks new tumor growth. It’s a novel one-​​two punch approach to per­son­al­ized medicine. “With dif­fi­cult malig­nan­cies like pan­cre­atic cancer, you can never kill all the cancer […]

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