Explore the multiple, distinct anticancer mechanisms of TTFields

TTFields targeting cancer cells while sparing healthy cells

The multiple, distinct mechanisms of TTFields therapy work together to selectively target and kill cancer cells1-5

Select a mechanism to learn more about its function

TTFields therapy is clinically versatile, rooted in its multifaceted effects on cancer cells1-3

See how TTFields harness physics to disrupt mitosis
TTFields have multiple mechanisms of action that work together to physically disrupt tumor cells

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