CyberKnife® Stereotactic Radiosurgery

St. Mary’s CyberKnife® Center offers a revolutionary tool in the fight against cancer. Patients who have lesions or tumors previously diagnosed as inoperable or untreatable may benefit from CyberKnife®. The treatment provides non-invasive, precision radiation therapy in five or fewer treatments, compared to 40 treatments in traditional radiation therapy.

Benefits of CyberKnife treatment include:

  • Relaxing, pain-free procedure
  • Immediate return to normal activity
  • No incisions and a greatly reduced risk of infection
  • No need for anesthesia
  • Unlimited range of motion to treat tumors once considered untreatable
  • No damage to surrounding healthy tissues

CyberKnife can treat tumors in the following areas of the body:

  • Head
  • Neck
  • Spine
  • Lung
  • Pancreas
  • Liver
  • Kidney
  • Pelvis
  • Prostate
  • Other sites as appropriate

For more information call 304.399.7460 or (800) 9ST-MARY, ext. 7460.