Providence Swedish Radiosurgery Center in Seattle Invests in Second Accuray CyberKnife® System, a Robotic Delivery Device That Makes Extremely Precise Radiation Treatments Possible in 1-5 Sessions
New System Will Play a Key Role in Delivering Radiation Treatments in One of the Largest Cancer Facilities in
"The Providence Swedish Radiosurgery Center began using their first CyberKnife System more than 10 years ago. Since then, we've built a valuable partnership based on our mutual goal to transform the cancer patient experience with technologies that improve patient comfort during treatment and extend both survivorship and quality of life post-treatment," said
The CyberKnife S7 System is a non-invasive radiation therapy device that was built from the ground-up to provide clinicians with the speed they need for operational efficiency without sacrificing the precision and accuracy required for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). The system uses artificial intelligence (AI) to track and automatically adapt for tumor or patient movement during treatment, delivering the radiation dose directly to the target with sub-millimeter precision - in as little as 15 minutes.
"At Providence Swedish Radiosurgery Center, we recognize that treatment decisions significantly impact patients' immediate health and long term quality of life. Our top priority is to provide excellent care for each person who walks through our door, leveraging the latest innovations in radiation therapy technologies and techniques to improve patient outcomes," said Dr.
The Providence Swedish Radiosurgery Center team has made significant contributions to the field of radiation medicine including leading the first large, multi-center clinical trial with long-term follow-up evaluating the use of SBRT in prostate cancer delivered by the CyberKnife System. They also are actively involved in research assessing the use of SBRT to treat tumors in other areas of the body and radiosurgery in the treatment of cancer and medical conditions in the brain.
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