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Israeli treatment freezes cancerous tumors, eliminating need for surgery

In Clinical Trials by Barbara Jacoby

By: WKRC From: CAESAREA, Israel (CBS Newspath/Reuters) – When Nelida Ivaldi was diagnosed with a tumor in her breast, she was terrified of what she thought was going to be a long, painful treatment. But after undergoing cryoablation therapy to freeze her tumor, she was surprised by how quick and painless the whole thing was. Ivaldi, a retired teacher, …

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Freezing Breast Tumors Instead of Cutting Them Out

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Cathy Cassata From: What if we could freeze cancer in its tracks? Researchers at New York-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine are doing just that in a clinical study currently under way that uses a procedure called cryoablation to freeze breast tumors. Dr. Rache Simmons, chief of breast surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and professor of Surgical Oncology …