Study Shows Physical Pressure Can Help Fight Cancer

Study Shows Physical Pressure Can Help Fight Cancer
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Research at the University of California, Berkeley shows that applying pressure to potentially cancerous cells can help reverse their growth.

Ryan Gerhardt
  • 21 december 2012

Recent lab experiments at UC Berkeley may provide clues to new cancer treatments that rely on applying physical pressure as their main counter to cancer growth.

In a study involving malignant breast cells, researchers at UC Berkeley found that applying compression to the hazardous cells during the first stages of cell growth can effectively crush the dangerous cells, and even guide them back to normal growth.

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