April 2015

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Cryoballoon Therapy Puts the Freeze on Esophageal Cancer

Almost 10 years ago, Johns Hopkins physicians and researchers were among the pioneers of a therapy that uses freezing gas to zap the cell clusters that can lead to cancer of the esophagus. Today, they are taking this therapy one step further.

Doctor in a hot-air balloon inside an esophagus.

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