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|CyberKnife® System Provides Long-term Disease Control for Prostate Cancer Patients|
A low prostate specific antigen (
Comparison to Other Prostate Cancer Studies
The CyberKnife System was designed to deliver SBRT, a treatment process enabling the delivery of radiation throughout the body with an extremely high degree of precision. The system's unique ability to continually track and automatically correct for movement of the prostate in real-time throughout the entire treatment session provides distinct advantages when treating a tumor which can move as much as 10 mm in as little as 30 seconds2.
"Outcomes from this long-term, prospective study reinforce that CyberKnife prostate SBRT is highly effective, with typically minimal side effects and impact on quality of life during and after treatment," said
Additional Study Outcomes
"This is the second large, prospective, multi-institutional study to bring clinical evidence of the benefits of CyberKnife SBRT for the treatment of patients with low- to intermediate-risk prostate cancer. No other radiation therapy device for prostate SBRT is supported by such a robust clinical database," said Fabienne Hirigoyenberry-Lanson, PhD, vice president global clinical development, at
Details of a previously presented multi-institutional study titled, "Prospective Evaluation of CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Low- and Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer: Homogenous Dose Distribution," which showed that five treatments with the CyberKnife System provided excellent disease control for prostate cancer patients, can be found at http://www.accuray.com/pressroom/press-releases/prospective-multi-institutional-study-shows-five-treatments-cyberknife. The study was presented at the
About the Heterogeneous Dosing SBRT Study
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1Anwar M, et al. Hypofractionated sbrt versus conventionally fractionated ebrt for prostate cancer: Comparison of psa slope and nadir. Radiation oncology 2014;9:42.
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