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Portrait of Nanci Redd at her home in Akron. Redd will be the first patient treated with Akron General Health System's new Gamma Knife, a $5 million device used to target brain tumors and other cranial disorders. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
Jay Forsythe, a applications specialist from Elekta, (left) Jeremy Donaghue, a radiation oncology worker at Akron General, work on a head frame fitting at the Akron General Gamma Knife Center on Wednesday in Akron. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Dr. Sarel Vorster talks about the latest addition to the Akron General Gamma Knife Center in Akron. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
The All-American Soap Box Derby is bringing the thrill of the hill to the classroom with a STEM curriculum it has developed and is selling to schools. The goal is to help steer more students toward careers in science, technology, engineering and math.