‘Tumor paint’ could help surgeons treat brain cancer

 - brain, stroke
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Tumor paint, a substance derived from scorpion venom that can cross the blood-brain barrier, can make brain tumors glow under near-infrared light, making them easier targets for surgeons.

Human trials with tumor paint are currently underway at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. For more on this research, check out the report from NPR at the link below: