Americans have been cheering on Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords as she continues to recover from a gunshot wound to her brain. Doctors say her recovery so far is remarkable. There's been tremendous progress in brain surgery -- and teaching hospitals in California are part of that story. Reporter: Kenny Goldberg
Now, teaching hospitals are developing techniques to remove brain tumors while the patient is awake, so that surgeons can safely navigate around the brain area that controls speech.
San Diegan Krista McFadden recently went through the surgery at UC San Diego's Thornton Hospital.
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