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What is radiosurgery?

Radiosurgery is a comparatively new and expanding field which offers “knifeless surgery” for some patients. The Gamma Knife uses a highly accurate beam of radiation to destroy cancer but does not involve conventional, open surgery, so it can usually be carried out in a single day. The Synergy S system is also available, offering similar treatments for tumors outside of the brain.

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