New technology that detects and kills only cancer cells tested

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The first preclinical study of a new [b]Rice University[/b]-developed anti-cancer technology found that a novel combination of existing clinical treatments can instantaneously detect and kill only cancer cells – often by blowing them apart — without harming surrounding normal organs. [s]Science Daily[/s] reports that the research, conducted by researchers from Rice, the [b]University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre[/b] and [b]Northeastern University[/b], found that Rice’s ‘quadr apeutics’ technology was 17 times more efficient than conventional chemo-radiation therapy against aggressive, drug-resistant head and neck tumours.

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