When a child survives cancer they’re often left with life-long side effects from the heavy medication needed to fight the disease.
Now, a group of Australian scientists is trying to improve the long-term health of cancer survivors by using ‘nano particles’ to target a tumour directly.
They’ve turned their attention to a common form of brain tumour that has a survival rate of 70% — but leaves many children with cognitive impairment or hearing loss as a result of their treatment.
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