Kill a cancer by filling it with holes

时间:2019-03-01 10:04:09166网络整理admin

By Andy Coghlan THEY dispense a thousandth of the power it takes to illuminate a light bulb, yet electrodes inserted into tumours for just 15 minutes could inflict a decisive blow on cancers and other diseases. What’s more, they could destroy tumours without inflicting collateral damage on surrounding tissue, unlike treatments such as radiation therapy. When prostate cancer patients are treated, for example, the urethra often gets accidentally damaged. In April at least 10 patients with prostate cancer will become the first to receive the treatment,