Nanotechnology Advancement for Minimally Invasive Treatment of Liver Cancer

Kattesh Katti, Ph.D., Curators’ Professor of Radiology and Physics at the MU School of Medicine and lead author of the study. Credit: Justin Kelley, MU Health

The American Cancer Society reports that every year, over 700,000 new liver cancer cases are diagnosed globally.

Currently, the only way to cure liver cancer is to surgically remove the cancerous part from the liver or to perform organ transplantation. However, an international study carried out by researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine has demonstrated that a new minimally invasive procedure targets and destroys precancerous tumor cells in the mice livers and invitro human cells…….