Bill Doyle

Treating cancer with electric fields

15:35 •
Filmed Jan 2011 at TEDMED 2011
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Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation are the best-known methods for treating cancer. At TEDMED, Bill Doyle presents a new approach, called Tumor Treating Fields, which uses electric fields to interrupt cancer cell division. Still in its infancy — and approved for only certain types of cancer — the treatment comes with one big benefit: quality of life.

Bill Doyle
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With his company Novocure, Bill Doyle works to bring breakthrough medical technologies to doctors and patients.  Full bio.

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