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For Pituitary Tumors, Gamma Knife™ Radiosurgery Offers Better Tumor Control

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For many patients with pituitary tumors, initial surgical intervention is followed quickly by Gamma Knife™ radiosurgery. The benefits of using this radiosurgical intervention are many, and can offer better tumor control and a more positive long-term prognosis compared to surgery alone. Worldwide, up to 20% of all brain tumors (braintumor.org/brain-tumor-information/understanding-brain-tumors/)—those confined within the skull—are identified as pituitary adenomas.(1) Each year, almost …

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As Metastatic Brain Tumor Rates Rise, Targeted Therapies Offer a Better Treatment Alternative

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Up to 45% of all cancer patients develop brain metastases, tumors that spread to the brain from cancers located elsewhere in the body. As the number of patients affected by metastatic brain tumors grows, targeted treatment options, like the Gamma Knife™ radiosurgery, may offer better tumor control and symptom management. Metastatic brain tumors are some of the most common types …