According to the researchers, brain tumors are some of the most deadly and difficult-to-treat cancers. Glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain tumor, kills more than 10,000 Americans a year.
Treating brain tumors typically involves open-skull surgery to remove as much of the tumor as possible, followed by chemotherapy or radiation. Each treatment option comes with serious side effects and numerous hospital visits.
Stanford Medicine researchers believe they can painlessly and wirelessly, without anesthesia, treat the tumors from a patient’s home.
The researchers developed a small, wireless implant that is remotely a…