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Imagine if a person with cancer could have an implant placed directly in their tumor to deliver precise doses of medicine to that specific area. Then, when the medicine is gone, the implant dissolves. Researchers from the University of Texas at San Antonio and the Southwest Research Institute are working together to make exactly that.