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Is it safe to have gamma knife surgery to get rid of a tumor?

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Dr. Amir Faridi
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Gamma knife

Gamma knife is usually a very safe procedure.

In brief: Gamma knife

Gamma knife is usually a very safe procedure.
Dr. Amir Faridi
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Dr. Adam Hebb
Neurosurgery

In brief: Yes

Gamma knife is relatively very safe.
There is a very remote risk that the radiation delivered for treatment could cause a new form of cancer. This risk is extremely small.

In brief: Yes

Gamma knife is relatively very safe.
There is a very remote risk that the radiation delivered for treatment could cause a new form of cancer. This risk is extremely small.
Dr. Adam Hebb
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