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The GPS of Brain Surgery

Cancer Newsline - 04/11/2011

One of the latest advancements in brain surgery is using intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) to provide real-time imagery of the brain during the operation. It’s like a map that is constantly updated as each portion of the tumor is removed. Jeff Weinberg, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains why this technology is so important and how it improves chances of survival.

Guest: Jeff Weinberg, M.D.


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