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News, Treatment — By on October 23, 2008 at 8:47 am

Debbie Silcox talks about how her life  changed since undergoing a new procedure for bone cancer.  She was about to give up, “because she couldn’t live with the pain until she found out about a new technique at the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (part of Orlando Health).

Doctors there are using targeted radiation therapy. In the simplest of terms, Debbie got a high dose of radiation to zap the tumor in her spine. She received shocking results immediately. The pain and the tumor are gone.
 Debbie still has cancer in her lungs and liver, but even that has gone down as well.
She just had her three month checkup report and found the tumor is completely gone and doctors are confident it will not return.
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