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  • CyberKnife  Center  of  Chicago  is  a  service  of  Elmhurst  Memorial  Hospital.  200 Berteau Avenue Elmhurst, IL 60126 (331) 221-2050 www.chicagock.com
  • What is CyberKnife?The  world’s  only  robo/c  radiosurgery  system,  CyberKnife  treats  pa/ents  with  a  procedure  stereotac(c  radiosurgery.  Stereotac/c  radiosurgery  is  a  noninvasive  method  of  trea/ng  tumors  with  high-­‐dose  radia/on  precisely  aimed  from  different  angles.    How  does  CyberKnife  work?  CyberKnife  does  not  require  surgery  and  there  is  no  cu7ng  or  anesthesia  required.  Comprised  of  a  compact  linear  accelerator  -­‐  a  machine  that  generates  a  radia/on  beam  -­‐  aDached  to  a  highly  maneuverable  robo/c  arm.      •  The  machine’s  robo/c  arm  moves  around  you,  aiming   and  firing  targeted  radia/on  beams  from  numerous   angles.  •  The  imaging  and  tracking  system  con/nually  updates  the   tumor  loca/on  throughout  the  treatment  procedure,   compensa/ng  for  pa/ent  movements  like  breathing.  •  Treatment  sessions  typically  last  30  -­‐  90  minutes.   200 Berteau Avenue Elmhurst, IL 60126 (331) 221-2050 www.chicagock.com
  • 200 Berteau Avenue Elmhurst, IL 60126 (331) 221-2050 www.chicagock.com
  • Why Choose CyberKnife? CyberKnife   Conven(onal   Linac   Proton  Therapy   Stereotac(c   Radia(on   Stereotac(c   Radiosurgery   Therapy   Radiosurgery   Daily  dose   5.0-­‐2.0     1.8-­‐3.0     5.0-­‐20     1.8-­‐2.0     Gy  per  frac/on   Gy  per  frac/on   Gy  per  frac/on   Gy  per  frac/on   Number  of   3-­‐5  days   6-­‐7  weeks   3-­‐5  days   6-­‐7  weeks   treatments   Accuracy  ((ssue   20-­‐30   20-­‐30   1.5  millimeters   1-­‐5  millimeters   margin)   millimeters   millimeters   Number  of   radia(on  beams   100-­‐200+  beams   2-­‐7  beams   5-­‐15  beams   2-­‐3  beams   Con(nuous   correc(on  for   breathing  and   YES   NO   NO   NO   movement  •  Treats  pa/ents  in  as  few  as  one  to  five  visits   •  Reaches  most  tumors  from  virtually  unlimited  •  Pain  free  and  requires  no  anesthesia   direc/ons  with  robo/c  mobility  •  Minimal  side  effects   •  Minimizes  radia/on  exposure  to  healthy  /ssue  •  Outpa/ent  procedure     surrounding  a  tumor  site  •  Constantly  corrects  for  tumor  or  pa/ent  movement   •  Lesions  previously  treated  with  maximum  allowed   throughout  procedures   radia/on  doses  may  be  treated   200 Berteau Avenue Elmhurst, IL 60126 (331) 221-2050 www.chicagock.com
  • What does CyberKnife treat? •  Arteriovenous  malforma/on   •  Bone  metastases   •  Brain  tumors   •  Acous/c  neuroma   •  Brain  metastases   •  Gliomas   •  Astrocytoma   •  Glioblastoma  mul/forme   •  Glioma   •  oligodendroglioma   •  Meningioma   •  Pituitary  adenoma   •  Kidney  tumors   •  Liver  tumors   •  Lung  tumors   •  Ocular/orbital  tumors   •  Prostate  cancer   •  Pancrea/c  cancer   •  Spinal  tumors   •  Trigeminal  neuralgia  200 Berteau Avenue Elmhurst, IL 60126 (331) 221-2050 www.chicagock.com
  • What is the treatment process? Consulta/on   Meet  with  the   Create  an   individualized   Appointment   CyberKnife  team   treatment  plan     Poten/al   Tissue  Markers   Pretreatment    CT  Scan    MRI   Lab  Studies   (extracranial  tumors   or  lesions)   Procedures*   The  advanced  tracking   CyberKnife’s   system  takes  x-­‐ray   CyberKnife   Technicians  help   you  onto  the   robo/c  arm  moves   around  you  firing   images  to  ensure  the   If  needed,  the   pa/ent  returns  for   Treatment   treatment  table   targeted  radia/on   beams   radia/on  beam   remains  locked  on  the   up  to  4  more   treatments.   tumor   Follow-­‐up  imaging   and  physical   Follow-­‐up   consulta/on  to   monitor  tumor’s   progress  *The  procedures  required  as  part  of  your  individualized  treatment  plan,  and  the  order  in  which  they  will  occur,  will  be  explained  during  your  consulta/on  visit.   200 Berteau Avenue Elmhurst, IL 60126 (331) 221-2050 www.chicagock.com
  • Our CenterCyberKnife  Center  of  Chicago  opened  in  August  2009  and  combines  experienced  physicians  and  the  latest  medical  advances.    At  CyberKnife  Center  of  Chicago,  our  state-­‐of-­‐the-­‐art  technology  offers  hope  to  pa/ents  in  the  Chicago  suburbs  and  beyond.  Two-­‐thirds  of  our  pa/ents  have  come  from  outside  Elmhurst  Memorial  Hospital’s  service  area  and  the  center  has  treated  pa/ents  from  as  far  away  as  Montana  and  South  Carolina.  CyberKnife  Center  of  Chicago  has  a  dedicated  CyberKnife  Nurse  Navigator  who  works  with  our  physicians  and  pa/ents  to  coordinate  care  and  manage  the  treatment  process.   Medical  Director:  Dr.  Andy  Su     CyberKnife  Nurse:  Griselle  Romero     Medical  Physicist:  Christopher  Peck     Connect  with  us     200 Berteau Avenue Elmhurst, IL 60126 (331) 221-2050 www.chicagock.com
  • The US Radiosurgery NetworkIn  partnership  with  Elmhurst  Memorial  Healthcare,  CyberKnife  Center  of  Chicago  is  a  US  Radiosurgery  facility.    Based  in  Nashville,  Tennessee,  US  Radiosurgery  is  a  division  of  Alliance  Oncology  and  partners  with  hospitals  and  physician  groups  around  the  U.S.  to  develop  and  operate  full-­‐body  radiosurgical  centers.      Collec(vely,  the  US  Radiosurgery  network  of  centers  has  treated  thousands  of  pa(ents  since  the  opening  of  the  company’s  first  center  in  2003.  The  group  of  facili/es  is  ac/vely  engaged  in  research,  with  physicians  regularly  presen/ng  papers  and  authoring  ar/cles  related  to  the  efficacy  of  CyberKnife  treatment  for  various  types  of  tumors  and  lesions.  Tumors  of  the  lung,  brain  and  prostate,  as  well  as  certain  func/onal  disorders  such  as  trigeminal  neuralgia,  have  become  key  treatment  areas  throughout  the  network  of  centers.     200 Berteau Avenue Elmhurst, IL 60126 (331) 221-2050 www.chicagock.com