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Sound tackles prostate cancer

A pioneering new type of prostate cancer treatment is using sound waves to target individual cells. It could prove highly effective and have fewer side effects.

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Treating the most common male cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men.

  • In the UK, more than 37,000 men are diagnosed each year
  • The condition leads to approximately 10,000 deaths
  • Standard therapy currently involves treating the whole prostate
  • Commonly, radiotherapy is used or surgery - which removes it completely

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