The machine at the Bristol Oncology Centre uses gamma radiation to target tumours
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Scalpel-free brain tumour surgery at Bristol hospital

A Bristol hospital is using a machine to treat brain tumours without the need for a knife.

The machine at the Bristol Oncology Centre uses gamma radiation to target tumours - without the risks of traditional surgery.

Up to 160 patients are expected to be treated with the new £2.5m machine over the next 12 months.

  • 23 Oct 2013
  • From the section Bristol