Microwave device shows promise for breast cancer

12/5/2007 | M.I.T. Technology Review

A team of U.S. scientists has developed a microwave system that uses beams of microwave energy to heat and kill breast cancer cells in patients who undergo chemotherapy. The device could help improve the efficacy of chemotherapy drugs by increasing blood flow into tumors and could prevent the need for mastectomies in some, researchers say.

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