Local hospital unveils cancer-fighting radiotherapy system today

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The Deaconess Gateway campus Chancellor Center for Oncology will unveil a new piece of cancer-fighting equipment on Tuesday.

According to hospital officials, the TrueBeam Radiotherapy System allows cancer specialists to treat very small tumors like brain and spinal lesions and head/neck cancers, while helping to protect healthy tissue and organs from unnecessary doses of radiation.

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(This story was originally published on Jan. 30, 2018) 

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