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Radioactive chip kills cancer cells

A radioactive chip has been found to be effective in treating inoperable solid cancers such as liver cancer. End stage liver cancer usually means death within 6 to 12 months but the chip can extend this long enough for the patient to receive a transplant. The chip works by killing malignant cells close to the chip.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by AFP

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About: Radioactive chip kills cancer cells

Date: 21 October 2004

Source: AFP

URL: http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1508&ncid=751&e=11&u=/afp/20041021/hl_afp/singapore_health_cancer

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