Breakthrough device llures aggressive brain tumor cells out of the patient

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A biomedical tool that tricks aggressive brain tumors such as glioblastoma into migrating into an external container rather than throughout the brain has been designated a “Breakthrough Device” by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Dubbed the Tumor Monorail, the mimics the physical properties of the brain’s to entice to migrate toward the exterior of the brain, where the migrating cells can be collected and removed. The purpose of the device is not to destroy the tumor, but to halt its lethal spread, making the disease more of a condition to manage than a death sentence.

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This article and images were originally posted on [Medical Xpress] February 6, 2019 at 10:46AM. Credit to the original author and Medical Xpress | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

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