Master’s Student’s Innovative Treatment for Colon Cancer Lauded: “Very Well Done”

Master’s Student’s Innovative Treatment for Colon Cancer Lauded: “Very Well Done”

  • Itumeleng Zosela's innovative research into the treatment of colon cancer cells has been praised by the Nelson Mandela University
  • The brilliant young lady graduated on 14 December with her MSc in Nanoscience Cum Laude and has registered for her PhD in Physiology
  • Zosela's hard work and intelligence resulted in her receiving comments of love, praise and admiration

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Nelson Mandela University shared an inspiring post about researcher Itumeleng Zosela. Zosela graduated from the University on 14 December with her MSc in Nanoscience Cum Laude. She has introduced an innovative treatment that is toxic to colon cancer cells only.

Other treatments that currently exist, unfortunately, have grave aftereffects on normal cells and not only the cancer cells of the colon. Zosela has already registered for a PhD in Physiology with her focus being on Nanoscience.

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The same nanoparticles will be tested on tumour cells in humans as well as on an animal model in order to see if the effects will be the same. The University's post about Zosela gained over 430 likes on Facebook.

Master's graduate, Mzansi, Nelson Mandela University, colon cancer treatment, MSc Nanoscience, education, graduation, South Africa
This MSc in Nanoscience graduate has introduced an innovative treatment for colon cancer. Image: Itumeleng Zosela
Source: Facebook

Check the post by the University out below:

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Below are some of the responses she received:

Zenande Pali shared:

"Itumeleng Zosela come and see sis. This entire week is just yours. I’m soo proud of you."

Mfundokazi Xokomfu said:

"Wow, this is what I like to read. Congratulations."

Megan Catherine Fensham responded with:

"Congratulations, Itumeleng! So very well done!"

Megan van Deventer added:

"Well done!"

Mzansi man celebrated after bagging degree in medicine: 'Congrats Dr T'

Previously, Briefly News reported that it's graduation season in South Africa, and the medical degrees are coming in droves as hardworking university students all across the country celebrate finally crossing the finish line.

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It was no different for a Twitter user, @Thulahnkala, who took to his account to let his over 2 100 followers in on the special milestone he's reached. Thanks to his passion and dedication, his update on the microblogging platform had locals in a celebratory mood. The caption read:

"It ended in Dr T Nkala."

There was an immediate and palpable joyous atmosphere as the tweet attracted more than 9 000 likes at the time of publication. Further, it was retweeted over 360 times and saw almost 100 mentions lighting up the comments section.

Source: Briefly News

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