New Device Lures Brain Tumor Cells to Death, FDA Designates it “Breakthrough Device”

Brain tumor pied piper device
Image: Georgia Tech
Location of brain tumors are hard to access and the blood-brain barrier prevents most drugs from reaching their targets, this makes treating brain tumors notoriously difficult. Now, a new device called Tumor Monorail that mimics the physical properties of the brain’s white matter to entice aggressive tumors to migrate toward the exterior of the brain, […]