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The Benefits of CyberKnife



Comfort and Convenience for Your Patients

  • CyberKnife technology provides a number of advantages over conventional radiotherapy for your patients, including:
  • Improved comfort due to the elimination of the invasive headframe
  • Short hospitals stay, usually an outpatient procedure
  • Short recovery periods
  • Treatment in one to five sessions
  • The ability to treat multiple tumors at different locations during a single treatment
  • Focused, maximum radiation to the tumor with minimal effects to healthy tissue
  • Treatment for tumors that are often inoperable by conventional surgery and other stereotactic radiosurgery methods
  • Reduction in the risk of complications such as infections, hemorrhage and the loss of hearing and feeling sometimes associated with conventional surgery

 

Clinical Benefits:

  • Delivers treatment with sub-millimeter accuracy
  • Treats extracranial and intracranial lesions
  • Enables treatment of lesions previously determined too difficult to treat
  • Destroys tumors while minimizing radiation to healthy tissue and critical structures
  • Delivers high cancer-killing doses of radiation with minimal side effects
  • Eliminates the need for head or body frame
  • Provides an alternative to surgery that is convenient and non-invasive
  • Provides a better, less invasive method of treatment for benign lesions
  • Treatment for specific conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia and vascular malformations