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Gamma Knife

Gamma Knife

Gamma Knife surgery is a type of radiation therapy used to treat tumors and abnormalities in the brain. Specialized equipment focuses almost 200 tiny beams of radiation on the tumors, without affecting the surrounding tissue. Uses Gamma Knife is recognized as one of the most cost-effective and highly specialized treatment techniques that can help treat [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Acoustic Neuroma: Should You Try the Gamma Knife Treatment?

Acoustic Neuroma: Should You Try the Gamma Knife Treatment?

In a nutshell, an acoustic neuroma refers to a tumor in the skull that is usually benign and grows slowly. However, nobody likes to hear that they have a tumor in their brain – let alone one as uncommon as this – so it only makes sense if you are worried about the treatments for [...]

November 12, 2012 More