Brain Surgery: What Kennedy Experienced

Surgeons at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., report that Sen. Ted Kennedy is doing well after nearly four hours of surgery today to remove a cancerous brain tumor. For part of the surgery, the 76-year-old Massachusetts senator was awake and conscious, according to a statement issued by Duke University Medical Center. This dramatic approach is being used by surgeons in cases when a malignant tumor isn't readily accessible on the surface of the brain. So after cutting into...Full Story
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