FEBRUARY 22, 2007
  28-Year Old Penn Patient, Undergoing Treatment for Deadly Brain Tumor, Stresses Importance of Clinical Trials
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Cotara, a monoclonal antibody that targets the DNA of cancer cells and carries a radioactive isotope, is delivered through a method called convection enhanced delivery (CED), which uses a catheter to bypass the blood-brain barrier and target the specific tumor site in the brain.

Image Courtesy: Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Delivery of Cotara to Brain Tumor Site

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