In the News Week 6

 

URL:

 

http://news.sciencemag.org/chemistry/2015/02/electric-fields-deliver-drugs-tumors

 

 

 

Title:

 

Electric fields deliver drugs into tumors

 

 

 

Author:

 

Robert F. Service

 

 

 

Published:

 

February 4th, 2015 on Science Magazine.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After reading the article, please answer the following questions. Note that each question is worth three points. To earn full credit you need to write your answers in complete sentences. Upload the completed assignment to CampusWeb by the due date.

 

 

 

 

 

Questions:

 

 

 

1. In five sentences, summarize the article.

 

 

 

2. What is cisplatin?

 

 

 

3. What patients are thought to benefit most from this new treatment form?  

 

 

 

4. Discuss one other chemotherapeutic, besides cisplatin, that is discussed in this article.

 

 

 

5. What ‘force’ was used to push the chemotherapeutic drug through the skin and deep into the tumor?