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the use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness)

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But scientists isolated its cancer killing properties to form the new drug.
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BATTLE PLANS While researchers are pursuing a number of nanotechnology treatments, they're all variations on a theme: targeted cancer killing. "If you can kill cancer cells without affecting normal cells," says Hongjie Dai, a chemist at Stanford University, "that is the Holy Grail," Among the cast of nanoparticle characters in this work are dendrimers, carbon nanotubes, and liposomes.
Is cancer killing us softly with environmental toxics?
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