Cancer Care



Focus on Neurologic / Brain Cancer

Focus is the online newsletter for Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

News is posted as it happens, making Focus the most up-to-date source of information about the developments and people at the Cancer Center.

Below are all the Focus articles related specifically to brain and nervous system cancers. All Focus articles are also available.

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Room to Operate

MRI and CT scanners slide in and out of operating rooms on overhead rails giving surgeons real-time 3-D images of complex organs like brains and spines. Students observe from a balcony overhead. This changes everything.

April 14, 2014

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Lighting Up the Mind

Performing surgery to remove a brain tumor requires surgeons to walk a very fine line.

July 23, 2012

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Treating Brain Tumors

By implementing and studying small tests of changes, Norris Cotton Cancer Center's Neuro-Oncology Program's quality improvement team increased fulfillment of its indicators from 66% to 91% between 2010 to 2011.

November 10, 2011

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