Cutting Off Cancer That Can't be Cut Out

June 24, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
This year, one and a half million Americans will be diagnosed with some kind of cancer. Treatment often includes chemotherapy or radiation, but in cancers where not all of the tumor can be removed, one big challenge is making sure the cancer doesn't start growing again. Now, there's a new experimental approach, a personalized treatment that's as unique as the patients themselves.