PATHS-UP Faculty Member Dr. Sung II Park and his research team were recently featured in a news article involved in the development of a wireless device offering treatment for colorectal cancer.
For those diagnosed with colorectal cancer, surgery has been the only option that offers a solution. Unfortunately, surgery is frequently complicated by disease recurrence at the site of the original cancer when microscopic cancer cells are left behind at the time of surgery. Researchers have designed a device that can destroy colorectal cancer cells using photodynamic therapy techniques. This, when used alongside surgery, can reduce the need for additional treatments.
Read the full story on the TEES website below:
Wireless device to provide new options for colorectal cancer treatment