Articles from April 2021

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UI researchers investigating photosensitizing drug to treat soft tissue sarcomas

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
UI researchers are investigating the potential of the photosensitizing drug Verteporfin to treat soft tissue sarcomas. Soft tissue sarcomas are a rare form of cancer that has traditionally not responded well to chemotherapy and radiation, so researchers say it is important to explore novel treatments.
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Toor discusses novel approach to cancer treatment using lasers on WHO 1040

Monday, April 26, 2021
Fatima Toor shared insights into her experiments using light to treat a rare form of cancer called soft-tissue sarcoma on Iowa AM radio WHO 1040 on April 23.