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Scorpion Venom is Used to Fight Cancer in 'Tumor Paint'

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Scorpion Venom is Used to Fight Cancer in 'Tumor Paint'

December 02, 2013

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/scorpion-venom-fight-cancer-tumor-paint/story?id=21052527

 

Source - ABC News


Seattle researchers have developed a new technology that they say utilizes scorpion venom to help surgeons find and remove dangerous brain cancer cells. The technology, called "tumor paint," was developed by Dr. Jim Olson, a brain cancer specialist at Seattle Children's and a professor at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.

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