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The War On Cancer: Where We Stand (Nanotechnology) Part III #893240

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 22, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The last in a series on cancer introduced.

(Studio: Emily Senay) Nanotechnology in the war on cancer examined; diagrams shown; details given of funding for research centers and the development of a nanoparticle delivery system. [National Cancer Inst. Anna BARKER†- outlines the potential of nanotechnology.] [MIT-Harvard Center of Cancer Nanotechnology professor Bob LANGER†, Inst. for Nanobiotechnology at Johns Hopkins George SGOUROS†, MIT-Harvard Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Dr. Sangeeta BHATIA†- explain the cancer-targeting system to deliver drugs to a specific site.] The timetable for using nanopartciles on humans discussed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Senay, Emily
Duration:
00:03:40

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