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Munich Biotech: Catioms for cancer

Two of the major drawbacks of standard chemotherapy are severe side effects due to nonspecific drug actions at non-tumor sites and the development of multidrug resistance. Munich Biotech AG believes that targeting the new blood vessels surrounding tumors addresses both problems. The theory is that side effects can be minimized through delivery of chemotherapeutics using cationic liposomes, which selectively bind to neovascular cells

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