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IRRF to establish the Dan Leksell Lecture

The International Radiosurgery Research Foundation (IRRF) has established a biennial honorary lecture in the name of Dr. Dan (Danny) Leksell, founder and former chairman of the Leksell Gamma Knife Society. This is in recognition of Danny’s great contributions to the field of radiosurgery. Dade Lunsford, MD, the Lars Leksell Professor and Distinguished Professor at the…

20,000th LGK treatment at La Timone, France

On October 25, dignitaries, scientists and patients gathered at University Hospital La Timone in Marseilles, France to celebrate its milestone achievement of 20,000th patients treated using their Leksell Gamma Knife® radiosurgery system since 1998. Since starting its radiosurgery program, the hospital has used five Gamma Knife versions and today employs a Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™…