When it comes to treating tumors in the brain, preciseness is paramount. Any damage to normal tissues can lead to changes in brain function, which can affect a patient’s ability to think, see, hear, speak or move.
It’s critical to limit these side effects as much as possible. For this reason, a new suite of tools at Sharp HealthCare is allowing doctors to pinpoint tumors more accurately, both in the operating room and during radiation treatment.
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