A nanophotomed, which has application in photodynamic therapy in cancer treatment, has been developed by the team led by Dr. Mansoor Koyakutty, Amrita Centre for Nano Sciences, Kochi. The particle developed has particular applications in treating neuro-endocrine cancers. This nanomedicine will be a significant improvement in the application of radiotherapy and considerably bring down the cost by about 60 per cent even in the initial stage of treatment.