Could laser light and nanoparticles replace chemotherapy?
Scientists are investigating the possibility of eliminating malignant tumours using lasers. The collaborative efforts between physicists and doctors is already producing promising results.
When special cells known as fibroblasts are active, cancer can spread throughout the body. Scientists are trying to find out how they can deactivate the fibroblast cells. In the long term, the studies may lead to treatments for otherwise incurable cancer.