Targeted Radiation Therapy Can Control Limited Cancer Spread

by Lynn Shapiro, Writer | August 13, 2008

The technique could also be applied after chemotherapy, the authors suggest, in cases where the drugs had eliminated most of the smaller cancers, leaving only a few larger tumors behind.

The trial is still underway. "We now have about 50 patients," said Weichselbaum, "and several of them remain disease-free, one of them three years after treatment."


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