Pioneering Breast Cancer Treatment Freezes Tumors, Killing Harmful Tissue

Pioneering Breast Cancer Treatment Freezes Tumors, Killing Harmful Tissue

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Tumor freezes-IceCure3photoSurgery may soon be a thing of the past for breast cancer patients, thanks to a new technique that destroys tumors by freezing them.

A supercooled needle tip is repeatedly inserted into the cancerous tissue to turn it into a ball of ice, before it is then defrosted, leaving the tumor damaged.

Not requiring anesthetic, the technique, developed by Israeli researchers, can be completed in about 15 minutes.

(READ the story Daily Mail)

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