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Boost for cancer therapy: IIT-Bombay develops gel for slow, continuous drug delivery

Mumbai | India

Bringing new hopes of cancer treatment with minimal side-effects, researchers at IIT-Bombay have developed a hydrogel for delivery of drugs in the body. The research found that the hydrogel, which can be naturally removed from the body after use, continued to release drug in the body even after 120 hours, ensuring a slow and continuous release necessary for successful chemotherapy, as burst releases are harmful.

Times of India | Last Updated : 21-May-19

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