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New Progress Against Brain Cancer!

 

Canadian researchers break blood-brain barrier with new ultrasound treatment

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November 8, 2015

Sunnybrook scientists made history this week as they used focused ultrasound to non-invasively breach the blood-brain barrier in an effort to more effectively deliver chemotherapy into the brain tumour of a patient.

Neuroscientists at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre have devised a new technique involving microbubbles and focused ultrasound to get through the blood-brain barrier.image

Dr. Todd Mainprize is leading the study into delivering medication deep into the brain using a non-invasive technique.

 

Learn more:  Sunnybrook Research Info. & Video

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