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Duke study: Sound waves could provide new tool to fight cancer

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By: Bryant Haskin From: wral.com Sound waves may become the next effective tool to help doctors diagnose cancer and develop more personalized diagnostics and treatments. A new study conducted by researchers from Duke University, MIT and Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University shows that sound waves are capable of rapidly and efficiently separating circulating tumor cells (CTCs) from blood. CTCs are small …

Sound Waves as Breast Cancer Tx: Wave of Future?

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By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Action Points – Note that this study was published as an abstract and presented at a conference. These data and conclusions should be considered to be preliminary until published in a peer-reviewed journal. Ablating tumors with sound waves may eventually be one way to treat breast cancer, researchers reported here. In a small study …