Tumor treating fields

What is Tumor treating fields?

Tumor treating fields meaning A novel cancer treatment, approved by the FDA for treatment of recurrent glioblastoma and undergoing clinical trials for its effectiveness in the treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma. The patient wears a set of scalp electrodes that use alternating electric fields to disrupt the rapid cell division of malignant cells.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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