• By Vivien Williams

Mayo Clinic Minute: Nanotechnology fights cancer

May 11, 2017

a glass vial with liquid in the nanotechnology research labMayo Clinic researchers are using tiny, custom-made particles to fight cancer. It's called nanotechnology, and Dr. Betty Kim and her team have figured out a way to engineer nanoparticles to target tumors, while simultaneously prompting your immune system to fight the cancer. Her research is published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams talks to Dr. Kim about nanotechnology and what those little particles could mean for cancer patients.

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