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Dr. David Brenin (left) and Dr. Patrick Dillon are investigating the potential of focused ultrasound and immunotherapy to battle metastatic breast cancer.
Focused Ultrasound and Breast Cancer: The 1st Trial of Its Kind
November 13, 2017

In the focused ultrasound trials I've told you about previously, the point has been to use the scalpel-free surgery to destroy tissue. Our latest trial -- for metastatic breast cancer -- puts an interesting twist on that. In this trial, the focused ultrasound isn't used in an attempt to burn…