(Discovery News) – If you’re looking for a different way to spend an afternoon this week, why not peek in on a cancer operation live streaming from a British surgical center? Seriously, what else do you have planned?

London surgeon Shafi Ahmed will perform the operation on Thursday, April 14, as part of a program designed to educate medical students — and the public at large — about surgical training. The procedure will be filmed by multiple cameras using cutting-edge virtual reality technology.

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If you happen to have a VR headset like the Oculus Rift or Samsung Gear, you can get the full virtual-reality experience, including a 360-degree view from the central camera positioned above the operating table. You can also get a cheap-seats VR view of the operation using your smartphone, the Google Cardboard device, and this app.

 

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