Why Consider CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery?
CyberKnife® Radiosurgery Patient Benefits
- Virtually pain-free
- No anesthesia required
- Outpatient procedure
- No recovery time
- Immediate return to normal activity
- No invasive head or body frame
- No breath-holding during treatment
- Fiducial free* — no implanted markers (*for most procedures)
What Makes the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System Unique?
With the CyberKnife System, radiosurgery is no longer limited to treating intracranial tumors. The CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System is a viable, noninvasive alternative to surgery and is capable of treating tumors anywhere in the body with pinpoint accuracy, minimizing damage to surrounding healthy tissue and nearby critical structures, such as the spinal cord or the optic nerve.
CyberKnife Radiosurgery Advantages
Accurate — Enables clinicians to confidently treat tumors with minimal harm to surrounding healthy tissue by delivering high doses of radiation with sub-millimeter accuracy (within the width of a hair).
Flexible — Offers maneuverability and versatility that is unsurpassed by traditional radiation systems. By delivering radiation beams from virtually unlimited positions, the CyberKnife System can treat tumors anywhere in the body from any angle including the brain, spine, lung, liver, pancreas and prostate.
Robotic — Continually tracks tumor position, detects any tumor or patient movement and automatically corrects the treatment delivery — without the need to manually reposition the patient or interrupt the treatment, thereby slowing down the treatment process.
Beneficial — Provides a virtually pain-free, noninvasive alternative for patients, including those diagnosed with previously inoperable or surgically complex tumors, or for patients who are looking for an alternative to surgery.
Is Your Doctor a Memorial Doctor?
To find a physician who performs CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery, call Memorial Physician Referral Service toll-free at (800) 944-DOCS. We're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.