Ultrasound to enhance cancer drug delivery
Sound waves drive drug therapies to cancer cells; minimize toxicity
- March 20, 2018
- The Translational Genomics Research Institute
- Medical researchers are testing the use of pulsed sound waves to direct and focus cancer drug therapies.
For decades, ultrasound has been used to image organs such as the heart and kidneys, check blood flow, monitor the development of fetuses, reduce pain and even break up kidney stones.