Chemotherapy Advancement in El Paso

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POSTED: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 4:42pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 10:37pm

EL PASO - It could be a major advancement in cancer treatment, and it was discovered at UTEP.

Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy expose their bodies to drugs that can be toxic, but that could soon change. A UTEP assistant professor and his colleagues have figured out a way to deliver chemo drugs directly to tumors.

The professor is presenting his findings right now in Albuquerque.

We'll keep following this story.

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