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Exclusive: Could innovative brain surgery be tool to treat severe substance abuse?

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Doctors at West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute are hoping that an experimental brain surgery will help those struggling with severe and chronic substance abuse. NBC News’ Kate Snow gets an exclusive look at the process and introduces us to James Fisher, the third person in the country to undergo the procedure.

Appearing:Lester Holt
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