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Potential cancer treatment uses microwaves to target tumors

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Ryan MaassARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington demonstrated that microwaves can be used to target tumors directly during cancer treatment.
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