Researchers combine X-ray with UV light for most effective cancer therapy

A new study, combining X-ray and UV light, might be a next step in killing cancer cells.

Our UV nanoparticle technology could be used in place of the chemotherapy drugs to enhance treatment effectiveness in a nontoxic way.

– You-Yeon Won, professor at Purdue’s School of Chemical Engineering

Experimentation led to the discovery that cancer cells were “very vulnerable to, and die” when exposed to UV radiation. This led to the development of UV-generating particles. Read more here:

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