Using MRI- guided focused ultrasound to open the blood-brain barrier. It’s a trial study. They are using patients who have brain cancer and are undergoing surgery at the University of Maryland Center. This vascular network protects the brain but it also limits the ability of medication to get to the brain to kill the cancer cells to those with brain cancer. This study is a first step in overcoming this hurdle.
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