A medical breakthrough now allows doctors to freeze early-stage breast tumors – with no surgery, no scarring, no general anesthetic and no tissue removal.

The entire procedure can take as little as 40 minutes. Patients can go straight home after its done, and are spared the painful recovery process.

The idea of using an extremely cold liquid to freeze and destroy abnormal tissue – or cryoablation – isn’t new. Doctors have been doing it in hospitals for the last 30 years.

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IceCure Medical, an Israeli startup, has developed technology that allows physicians to perform the procedure at their own office, with no need for hospitalization. IceCure Medical CTO and Chief Engineer Nir Berzak and IVP of Quality Assurance Shay Levav are both alumni of the Technion.