TITLE

Stereotactic surgery boosts accuracy when treating `hidden' brain tumors

AUTHOR(S)
Bankhead, Charles
PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;5/7/97, Vol. 89 Issue 9, p610
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the use of stereotactic surgery, or stereoencephalotomy, for treating brain tumors, and on other advances in the field. Process involved; Improved accessibility of tumors and completeness of tumor removal; Evaluation of a chemotherapy protocol for astrocytomas which are not resectable.
ACCESSION #
9705231083

 

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