Cancer treatment on a cellular level

The most common treatments for cancer are radiation and chemotherapy. However they have side effects and also damage healthy tissues. Moreover, their effectiveness is limited when the cancer has spread through out the body. Researchers are therefore working to develop a gentler treatment that ‚tricks‘ the cancer cells, which would absorb a cytotoxin and therefore be destroyed, while healthy cells would remain unaffected. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)