Austin CyberKnfe: 9 Years of Serving the Community

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Austin CyberKnife, a department of University Medical Center Brackenridge, treats patients with a nonsurgical method called stereotactic radiosurgery. Learn more about the treatment process by contacting Austin Cyberknife http://www.austincyberknife.com/contact/ or call (512) 324-8060 to find out if CyberKnife® treatment is right for you.

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Austin CyberKnfe: 9 Years of Serving the Community

  1. 1. Austin  CyberKnife:   9  Years  of  Serving  the  Community   1400  North  IH  35,  Aus2n,  TX  78701  512-­‐324-­‐8060  Aus2nCyberKnife.com  
  2. 2. Austin  CyberKnife  Milestones     •  Established  2005:  The  center  launched  with  a  primary  focus   on  treatment  of  brain  tumors  and  has  since  expanded  the   clinical  applica2ons  of  CyberKnife®  to  treat  other  areas  of  the   body  including  lungs,  kidney  and  prostate.   •  2013:  Expanded  collabora2ons  with  neurosurgeons  citywide   to  provide  mul2specialty  care  for  brain  tumor  pa2ents.     •  March  2014:  Treated  1,000th  pa2ent  since  the  center’s   opening.   1400  North  IH  35,  Aus2n,  TX  78701  512-­‐324-­‐8060  Aus2nCyberKnife.com  
  3. 3. In  the  Austin  Community   1400  North  IH  35,  Aus2n,  TX  78701  512-­‐324-­‐8060  Aus2nCyberKnife.com   The  Aus2n  CyberKnife  team  has   par2cipated  in  various  community   events  and  con2nuing  educa2on   programs.     Recently,  the  center  par2cipated  in   Seton  Healthcare  Family’s  Annual  Mock   Surgery  event  to  help  further  healthcare   educa2on.    
  4. 4. CyberKnife®  Treatment   •  CyberKnife  stereotac2c  radiosurgery  is   a  nonsurgical  treatment  op2on  for   cancerous  and  noncancerous  lesions.     •  The  noninvasive  method  treats  tumors   with  high-­‐dose  radia2on  precisely   aimed  from  different  angles.   CyberKnife  destroys  cancerous  and   begin  tumors  with  highly  accurate   radia2on  while  minimizing  damage  to   healthy  2ssue.   •  Most  pa2ents  go  home  right  aXer   CyberKnife  treatment  and  immediately   resume  normal  ac2vi2es.     1400  North  IH  35,  Aus2n,  TX  78701  512-­‐324-­‐8060  Aus2nCyberKnife.com  
  5. 5. 1400  North  IH  35,  Aus2n,  TX  78701  512-­‐324-­‐8060  Aus2nCyberKnife.com  
  6. 6. Our  Center   Aus2n  CyberKnife  is  a  department  of  University   Medical  Center  Brackenridge,  a  member  of  the   Seton  Healthcare  Family.  It  was  the  first  in  the   central  Texas  region  to  offer  CyberKnife  treatment,   giving  our  physicians  the  most  experience  trea2ng   pa2ents  with  this  technology  in  the  area.         1400  North  IH  35,  Aus2n,  TX  78701  512-­‐324-­‐8060  Aus2nCyberKnife.com   Read Our Blog! Medical  Director:  Dr.  Doug  Rivera   CyberKnife  Nurse:  Lori  Eitelbach,  RN   Medical  Physicist:  Jim  Hevezi,  PhD   Connect  with  us!  

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