New device can help disrupt brain tumors

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Over the past month, we’ve brought you several stories about brain cancer as former president Jimmy Carter fights the disease. Hollywood film director Wes Craven even passed away from it.

Now there’s a new device right here in Central Texas that can actually disrupt tumors in the brain.

Dr. Ekokobe Fonkem with Baylor Scott and White talked to Sophia Beausoliel about glioblastoma and Novocure. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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