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Cutting-Edge Brain Surgery Without The Scalpel

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April 17, 2000
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Emory University Health Sciences Center
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Neurosurgeons at the Emory Clinic can attack brain tumors more effectively and safely than ever, due to a new device that allows them to precisely contour high-energy radiation beams.

Emory neurosurgeons can contour radiation beams to target irregularly shaped brain lesions while protecting healthy tissue Neurosurgeons at the Emory Clinic can attack brain tumors more effectively and safely than ever, due to a new device that allows them to precisely contour high-energy radiation beams.


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