Therapeutic hydrogel will help get rid of skin cancer without chemotherapy

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Therapeutic hydrogel will help get rid of skin cancer without chemotherapy

American researchers have paved a series of experiments to test the new concept of treatment of cancer of the skin. Such as melanoma is a lethal configuration of cancer, which often becomes catchy only when the effect on the lymphatic system has already begun.

This process can be delayed or even stopped with the help of powerful chemotherapy, however, the whole body will have to be stressed, then as if pensions are dumb – here it is, in full view.

When the tumor is hidden in the depths of the body, the question does not even arise, but if the cancer cells are right on the skin, is it impossible to develop a technique that will kill them from the outside, not from the inside? Yeah, you can – American scientists experimenting with different hydrogel modifications, as if chemotherapeutic weapons.

In fact, it is a type of ointment with “poison against cancer” – paclitaxel was used as a proletarian of the substance.
The dose of toxin was wrapped in a shell of surfactants, and then covered with several layers of phospholipids.

The resulting combination is able to penetrate the numerous layers of the skin and briskly get straight to the cancer cells.

At the time of experimenting with rodents, in order to avoid metastases inside the body, the researchers, along with external compresses, also injected the substance.

During the experiments, a combination of injections with the use of ointments guaranteed twice the most important effect of suppressing cancer cells than the entire injection of a chemotherapeutic agent.

This is not a panacea in the distance, and there is no talk about developing similar weapons for people. However, it is already possible to imagine the future, in which, instead of going to the hospital for the sake of tedious and deadly chemotherapy, it will be possible to do a course of ointments at home.

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