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targeting tumours with light

Prof Colin Self, Professor of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Newcastle
Dr David Glover, independent consultant, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

Monoclonal antibodies are great for treating cancer and other diseases, unless of course they act on healthy cells elsewhere in the body. However, researchers have found a way to target antibodies to specific sites using UV light – these findings were presented at the Science Media Centre.

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