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What does the future hold for laser therapy?

In clinical trials (research studies), doctors are using lasers to treat cancers of the brain and prostate, among others.

This answer from the National Cancer Institute has been reviewed and/or edited by Dr. William D. Knopf.Regardless of age, women can substantially reduce the risk of disease, including cancer, by quitting smoking. For women who have already developed cancer, quitting smoking helps the body to heal and to respond to cancer treatment, and quitting reduces the risk of developing a second cancer.

This answer is based on source information from the National Cancer Institute.

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