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  • April 14, 2015

New Breast Cancer Treatment Pioneered by NWA Surgeon

A Northwest Arkansas surgeon is the first in the country to pioneer the use of what’s being called ‘groundbreaking innovation’ in breast cancer treatment.

Dr. Michael Cross, North Hills Surgery Center and Highlands Oncology Group are now offering patients a new device that can help improve the treatment of breast cancer. The bioabsorbable surgical marker is called BioZorb and it’s inserted into the breast by the surgeon at the time of tumor removal. Dr. Cross is one of the leading researchers in the world to demonstrate the effectiveness of this unique device.

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