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Israeli Scientists Develop Cancer 'Cluster Bomb'

From yahoo on 12/14/2011 at 9:14 AM

Categories: Israel, Health

Israeli Scientists Develop Cancer 'Cluster Bomb'

Israeli medical researchers say they have developed a new technique for blasting cancer tumours from the inside out which reduces the risk of the disease returning after treatment. Tel Aviv University professors Yona Keisari and Itzhak Kelson are about to start clinical trials of a pin-sized radioactive implant that beams short-range alpha radiation from within the tumour. Unlike conventional radiation therapy, which bombards the body with gamma rays from outside, the alpha particles "diffuse inside the tumour, …More