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New approach developed to improve drug delivery in tumors

Tags: azcc, bio5, cancer, university of arizona

[Source: PhysOrg] - By using mathematical modeling to understand blood flow, researchers -- including the UA's Timothy Secomb, a pioneer in the field -- have proposed a novel approach to treating cancerous tumors.

Researchers know that blood vessels are poor at transporting oxygen and cancer-fighting drugs in tumors. Using mathematical modeling, scientists have found a new approach that may improve drug delivery in the tumor and increase its effectiveness.

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