CyberKnife: Technology and Experience

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Hear Fox Chase Physicist Charlie Ma, PhRadiation Oncologist Shelley Hayes, MD, describe CyberKnife

Learn more about the CyberKnife procedure. Large parts of this video were filmed at Buckingham. (4 min)

The CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System

The first radiosurgery system designed to target tumors anywhere in the body with sub-millimeter accuracy, provides treatment for tumors that cannot be removed surgically. 

Using image-guidance technology and computer-controlled robotics, the CyberKnife system is designed to continuously track the tumor, detect its location, and correct for tumor and patient movement throughout the treatment.

High Technology and a Team That Has the Fox Chase Skill to Use It

Dr. Hayes at BuckinghamShelly B. Hayes, MD, Director of the Buckingham Radiation Therapy Facility, is an expert in treating patients using external beam radiotherapy, high-dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy, IMRT/IGRT, and linear accelerator based and Gamma Knife radiosurgery. Meet the whole team.


Hear Fox Chase Physicist Charlie Ma, PhD, describe the CyberKnife's accuracy

Learn more about the CyberKnife procedure. (8 min)