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Combining the latest image-guided radiological and surgical techniques, radiofrequency ablation (RFA) uses a thin wire probe, inserted directly into tumors, to heat and kill cancer cells with electrical current. Employed successfully for years in liver, kidney and bone cancers, RFA has only recently been tested in lung cancer cases, with positive results. This fascinating episode of "Healthy Body, Healthy Mind" features Dr. Damian Dupuy, who has pioneered the use of ablation to treat lung cancer in the United States.

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