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Why throat cancers are on the rise, and why it matters to you

Who among us hasn't had a sore throat, a hoarse voice or a lump in the neck? Usually these are minor problems that go away on their own or after a course of antibiotics—but if they don't, check in with your doctor.

Source: Medical Xpress

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New ultrasound treatment kills off cancer cells

Most cancer treatments involve surgery, chemical poisons or toxic radiation. Because they tend to take out healthy cells along with cancerous ones, these treatments can leave patients tired, hurting and more. So researchers are looking for new approaches that spare the healthy cells. One new idea would destroy cancer cells with ultrasound energy.

Source: Science News for Students

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