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Researchers Use Light to Treat Early-stage Prostate Cancer

New research shows that light and a bacterium from the bottom of the ocean may provide success in treating men with early-stage prostate cancer. The standard of care for most early, localized prostate cancers is to take a watch-and-wait approach, forgoing treatment unless the disease worsens.  But there may soon be another option. Researchers in Britain are experimenting with a form of light therapy, using a laser beam that targets cancer cells and destroys them. In a study of...

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