New cancer fight treatment launched

A new treatment system to help people fight cancer is going into service. The Novalis Tx has the ability to destroy cancerous cells virtually anywhere in the body in a single, 20-minute session, without the need for a single cut of the scalpel, the manufacturers said.

It treats cancer using a specialised technique called radiosurgery which is especially beneficial for tumours of the brain and spine previously thought untreatable by surgeons. Using powerful, highly accurate beams of radiation shaped to fit the precise shape of even the most complex tumours, the system is able to treat painlessly without the need for invasive surgery, and with fewer side effects. Read more…

 

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