Northern Plains Anglicans
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Sioux Falls hospital adds cancer fighting technology
Avera McKennan Hospital will be the first facility in the Upper Midwest to use a machine that allows oncologists to
fire electron beams at surrounding cancer cells immediately after removing a tumor with conventional surgery.
As reported in today's
, the machine is made possible by a $2,500,000 gfit from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.
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