The Victor Dahdaleh Foundation supports new study into tackling mesothelioma from researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Leeds

The Victor Dahdaleh Foundation is delighted to be supporting a programme led by researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Leeds into tackling the asbestos based cancer – mesothelioma.

According to the researchers, gold nanotubes, tiny hollow cylinders one thousandth the width of a human hair, could be used to treat mesothelioma, a type of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.

In a study just published today in journal Small, the researchers demonstrate that once inside the cancer cells, the nanotubes absorb light, causing them to heat up, thereby killing the cells.

For further details of the study, please click here

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