OUR CYBERKNIFE RADIATION TREATMENT FOR BRAIN CANCER
The CyberKnife System is a non-surgical option for brain tumor treatment that offers many advantages compared to conventional radiation therapy such as the Gamma Knife. The CyberKnife System uses real-time image tracking technology to continually track, detect, and verify the beam is on target, delivering radiation with surgical precision, without surgery. It is also able to rotate and move with its unique robotic arm to treat the tumor from virtually any angle.
If it is determined that the CyberKnife System is right for you, you will undergo imaging tests to define the location and size of the tumor. Data from an MRI, CT, and/or PET scan will be used by our team of board-certified physicians to prepare a personalized treatment plan that will most effectively ablate the tumor, while sparing healthy surrounding nerves and tissues.
Before you undergo brain tumor radiosurgery with the CyberKnife system, our technicians will also create a comfortable, soft, mesh mask customized to your unique facial structure. The non-invasive, mesh mask will help you to keep your head still during the short treatment session.
CYBERKNIFE RADIOSURGERY TREATMENT
The non-surgical CyberKnife System offers many advantages for brain tumor treatments, compared to conventional radiation therapy, such as the Gamma Knife. The CyberKnife System leverages its unique robotic design and innovative, real-time image tracking technology to deliver radiation with pinpoint accuracy in a procedure that is comfortable and painless for patients.
Once you decide to undergo CyberKnife treatments, you will undergo imaging tests to determine the location and size of the tumor. Data from MRIs, CT scans and PET scans will be used by our team of board certified physicians and our highly skilled physics team to prepare a treatment plan that will most effectively destroy the tumor, while leveraging the CyberKnife’s sub-millimeter accuracy to spare the healthy surrounding nerves, tissues and critical structures.
Before you undergo brain cancer radiation treatment with the CyberKnife system, our technicians also will create a soft mesh mask that’s customized to your unique facial structure. The mask will help you keep your head still during your radiation treatment for brain cancer. It is non-invasive and comfortable to wear.