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Dr. John Adler

Founder, Accuray

Dr. John AdlerChemotherapy and surgery are two ways to treat cancer, but these procedures are expensive and invasive. What are some of the less invasive alternatives?

Jessica speaks with Dr. John Adler, a neurosurgeon at Stanford Medical School and founder of Cyberknife, a medical device that destroys solid tumors without anesthesia, or harm to healthy tissue. Dr. Adler describes how he is pioneering less invasive treatment of tumors, from scratch.

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