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Zapping away spinal tumors

Date:
December 2, 2013
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Two-thirds of cancer patients will have the disease spread to their bones. It’s painful and can be a completely debilitating problem. We’ll show you how heating up tumors is helping patients live pain-free.


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Disfiguring Tumors in Infants Vanish

Disfiguring Tumors in Infants Vanish

Ivanhoe (July 17, 2013) — It’s not magic, it’s medicine that’s making tumors disappear in babies. Now, an old drug is being used in a new way to make these tumors go away. Ten percent of newborns will develop hemangioma, a benign tumor, like Myla Hershey.
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Pinpointing Lung Cancer

Pinpointing Lung Cancer

Ivanhoe (Jan. 16, 2014) — More people in the United States die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. Finding the tumors can be tricky, but in a breakthrough procedure doctors have developed a new way to more precisely pinpoint where lung tumors are hiding.
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"Brain Pacemakers" Zap Brain to Ward Off Alzheimer's

"Brain Pacemakers" Zap Brain to Ward Off Alzheimer's

Newsy (Jan. 21, 2013) — Imagine zapping your brain with jolts of electricity, all to ward off Alzheimer's disease. While it sounds like a science fiction plot, it's real.
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