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

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

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 (—those confined within the skull—are identified as pituitary adenomas.(1) Each year, almost …