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The development of the international stereotactic radiosurgery society
L. Dade Lunsford

In this report the origins of the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society (ISRS) are described from the viewpoint of one of the early organizers and first president. The value of the society, the subsequent leadership, and the Jacob Fabrikant Award winners are also presented. A brief and incomplete timeline for the field of stereotactic radiosurgery is shown. The goals and mission of the ISRS continue to be met via the sponsorship of biennial meetings and publications.

Keywords: stereotactic radiosurgery international stereotactic radiosurgery society (ISRS)

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