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FDA approved a new device, Novocure's NovoTTF, that purports to treat brain tumors with "electrical energy fields," reports the Associated Press' Matthew Perrone. The device has been approved for patients with aggressive tumors that have come back after previous treatment with chemotherapy and other therapies. Novocure says the device uses electrical fields to disrupt cancer cell division with little effect on healthy cells, Perrone reports.

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