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Targeted nanoparticle tumor ablation. Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNT) are designed with internal antennae tuned to a specific Near Infrared (NIR) laser frequency, which when activated, oscillate at high speeds, generating thermal energy (heat) sufficient to cause cell apoptosis. Using targeting probes, the MWCNT only seek out, attach to, and within, specific cancer cells. The NIR laser is non-invasive, and does not injure the skin. The MWCNT can also be conjugated with probes for very specific imaging for diagnostics purposes using existing MRI technology.