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Microrobots made of algae carry chemo directly to lung tumors, improving cancer treatment

By Zhengxing Li, Ph.D. Candidate in Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego
Tumors that travel to the lungs, or lung metastases, pose a formidable challenge in the realm of cancer treatment. Conventional chemotherapy often falls short because it’s inefficient. It doesn’t directly target the lungs and accumulate in a high enough concentration to kill tumors.

My colleagues and I from the Wang lab and

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