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What are the risks of radiation surgery? Is it still safer than traditional surgery?
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Dr. James Urbanic
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Depends on details
It really depends on the details of the specific situation.
The risks and benefits of any competing or complimentary treatments really need to be considered in the context of the specific situation. There are clearly many situations were traditional surgery will be the preferred option and there may be specific situations were radiosurgery can be used with good effect.

In brief: Depends on details
It really depends on the details of the specific situation.
The risks and benefits of any competing or complimentary treatments really need to be considered in the context of the specific situation. There are clearly many situations were traditional surgery will be the preferred option and there may be specific situations were radiosurgery can be used with good effect.
Dr. James Urbanic
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