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UVA tests new way to battle cancer

The University of Virginia Medical Center (FILE) (Source: WVIR)
The University of Virginia Medical Center (FILE) (Source: WVIR)(WDBJ)
Published: Dec. 13, 2019 at 6:17 PM EST
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The University of Virginia is testing a new way to battle cancer. Clinical trials are now open for a focused ultrasound to treat advanced solid tumors.

The technology has also been used for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. UVA researchers may use that alone or in conjunction with a cancer immunotherapy drug.

Studies indicate the focused ultrasound will further bolster the immune response.

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