First-of-its-kind self-assembled nanoparticle for targeted and triggered thermo-chemotherapy

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First-of-its-kind self-assembled nanoparticle for targeted and triggered thermo-chemotherapy

Description (Brigham and Women's Hospital) Researchers describe the design and effectiveness of a first-of-its-kind, self assembled, multi-functional, NIR responsive gold nanorods that delivers a chemotherapy drug specifically targeted to cancer cells and selectively release the drug in response to an external beam of light while creating heat for synergistic thermo-chemo mediated anti-tumor efficacy.
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