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What is CyberKnife?

Cancer is one of the most frightening diagnoses a person can receive, but it’s also one of the most common: in fact, over 14 million people live with cancer in the United States. The disease itself can cause awful symptoms and potentially lead to death, but unfortunately, even the treatments can have their own problems, with many being highly invasive and coming with a host of side effects. But thanks to breakthroughs in radiation oncology and new advances in medical and laser technology, there’s a new cancer treatment on the market that’s non-invasive, comes with few side effects, and offers the best chance yet at hope: CyberKnife.

Harnessing the Power of Technology to Fight Cancer

CyberKnife makes use of the latest technology available to offer the most precise, effective, and low-impact cancer treatment yet. It works by delivering a tiny, high-power beam of photon radiation – the same energy found in sunlight – to the cancerous tumor, attacking the cancerous cells at their source. CyberKnife combines this high-energy radiation with real-time motion tracking and compensation technology, allowing it to deliver radiation with sub-millimeter accuracy and minimizing the impact on surrounding healthy tissue, which prevents many of the side effects found in other treatments like Gamma Knife. Even better, CyberKnife can be delivered anywhere in the body – allowing it to treat a wide variety of cancers.

A Fully Customizable Treatment

Furthermore, CyberKnife offers a fully customizable, low impact treatment solution that makes things as easy as possible for the patient. CyberKnife radiation can be delivered as a single high-dose treatment of radiation, performing the entire treatment in one day, or as a series of 2-5 lower-dose beams spread over the course of multiple treatment days. This modular capability allows CyberKnife doctors to plan the best treatment course for each individual patient, creating a comprehensive treatment solution that works for your lifestyle.

Contact Your Lung, Brain, & Breast Cancer Treatment Center

If you’d like to find out more about how CyberKnife can help you or your loved one overcome cancer and restore normalcy to your life, we’d be happy to speak with you. You can call us at (602) 441-3845 with any questions, or if you’d like to schedule a consultation at our Phoenix, AR treatment center, just reach out to us at our contact page.

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