- By Dana Sparks
When Breast Cancer Travels to the Brain: Laser Therapy
A diagnosis of cancer alone is difficult and especially challenging if the disease has spread to other areas of the body. For instance, many cancer patients who develop brain tumors may be faced with a surgery and recovery time that affects their participation in other necessary treatments. However, Mayo Clinic is using a less invasive procedure called thermal laser ablation for people with metastatic cancer that travels to the brain. [TRT 2:04]
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