CERN develops cancer zapping radio beam
Scientists at CERN claim to have developed a ‘revolutionary’ new radiotherapy machine that can destroy the most aggressive tumours with its intense beam without harming the healthy tissue.
The “miniaturised” machine created at the The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN)’s physics laboratory in Switzerland, allows more patients to have aggressive anticancer treatment without harmful side-effects.
The machine could prove instrumental in cancer-fighting technology as it is more targeted, smaller and more cost effective, the ‘Daily Express’ reported.
“This equipment will allow patients to recover faster and doctors to destroy more of the tumour so survival rates are much better.