New anti-cancer patch

Anti-­cancer skin patch combats colon cancer using targeted therapy...
04 August 2016
Presented by Lucka Bibic

Milroy disease

Milroy disease (leg swelling and associated skin changes)


One in 20 people develop colorectal cancer in their lifetime, making it the second-most common form cancer in Europe. Surgery is an option for treatment, but this can result in incomplete removal of the tumour. Now, researchers from MIT have developed a hydrogen patch with three types of therapy applied directly to the tumour itself. Their anti-cancer patch was tested on lab mice and caused the cancer to go into complete remission. Lucka Bibic attempted to uncover some of the patch's secrets from researcher Dr Natalie Artzi from MIT...


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