Published in Cancer Weekly, September 27th, 1999
This gives radiation oncologists the ability to deliver a full dose of radiation to the entire structure of a tumor while reducing the risk of damage to surrounding normal tissues, according to Ronald W. Thompson, MD, director of Radiation Oncology at Cedars-Sinai. While stereotactic radiation is used in other parts of the body, it is especially valuable in treating tumors in the brain and near...
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