How Nanocylinders Deliver Medicine Better Than Nanospheres

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Researchers have discovered a better way to deliver drugs to tumors.

By using a cylindrical-shaped carrier they were able sustain delivery of the anticancer drug paclitaxel to an animal model of lung cancer ten times longer than that delivered on spherical-shaped carriers. These findings have implications for drug delivery as well as for better understanding cylinder-shaped

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