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New Plasma Cancer Treatment Designed to Kill Malignant Cells



“The holy grail of all cancer treatments is how to maximize damage to tumors while minimizing damage to the healthy tissue around the tumors,” says Ilan Uchitel, CEO of CAPS Medical.

Uchitel believes his small startup may have found the med-tech version of the fabled chalice.

The Or Yehuda-based company has developed a small disposable catheter that can reach deep inside the body to deliver cold atmospheric plasma (CAP).

The company is addressing non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) first, reaching the bladder via the urethra. Uchitel says the device will be applicable for other types ...