Experts at the University of Warwick have discovered an organic metal that kills cancer cells

Experts at the University of Warwick have discovered an organic metal that kills cancer cells.

The metal FY26 could potentially be more effective than current cancer treatments as it is shown to be more selective between normal cells and cancer cells than Cisplatin.

When testing FY26 on ovarian cancer cells, they discovered that also has the capacity to destroy the cells vital functions.

The results found by Coventry researchers are applicable to a wide variety of cancers and are hoped to lead to the development of new treatments for the disease.

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