Reno	  CyberKnife	  is	  a	  service	  of	  Saint	  Mary’s	  Regional	  Medical	  Center.	  645	  North	  Arlington	  Ave	...
What is CyberKnife?The	  world’s	  only	  roboGc	  radiosurgery	  system,	  CyberKnife	  treats	  paGents	  with	  a	  pro...
645	  North	  Arlington	  Ave	  Suite	  120	  Reno,	  NV	  89503	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	...
Why Choose CyberKnife?                                                                                                   C...
What does CyberKnife treat?                                                                                               ...
What is the treatment process?          ConsultaGon	                                                                      ...
Our CenterOpened	  in	  2008,	  Reno	  CyberKnife	  is	  part	  of	  Saint	  Mary’s	  Cancer	  Center,	  naGonally	  accre...
The US Radiosurgery NetworkIn	  partnership	  with	  Saint	  Mary’s	  Regional	  Medical	  Center,	  Reno	  CyberKnife	  i...
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Reno CyberKnife

  1. 1. Reno  CyberKnife  is  a  service  of  Saint  Mary’s  Regional  Medical  Center.  645  North  Arlington  Ave  Suite  120  Reno,  NV  89503                                                          (775)  348-­‐9900                                              www.renocyberknife.com
  2. 2. What is CyberKnife?The  world’s  only  roboGc  radiosurgery  system,  CyberKnife  treats  paGents  with  a  procedure  called  stereotac(c  radiosurgery.  StereotacGc  radiosurgery  is  a  noninvasive  method  of  treaGng  tumors  with  high-­‐dose  radiaGon  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  radiaGon  beam  -­‐  aTached  to  a  highly  maneuverable  roboGc  arm.      •  The  machine’s  roboGc  arm  moves  around  you,  aiming  and   firing  targeted  radiaGon  beams  from  numerous  angles.  •  The  imaging  and  tracking  system  conGnually  updates  the   tumor  locaGon  throughout  the  treatment  procedure,   compensaGng  for  paGent  movements  like  breathing.  •  Treatment  sessions  typically  last  30  -­‐  90  minutes.   645  North  Arlington  Ave  Suite  120  Reno,  NV  89503                                                          (775)  348-­‐9900                                              www.renocyberknife.com
  3. 3. 645  North  Arlington  Ave  Suite  120  Reno,  NV  89503                                                          (775)  348-­‐9900                                              www.renocyberknife.com
  4. 4. 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  fracGon   Gy  per  fracGon   Gy  per  fracGon   Gy  per  fracGon   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  paGents  in  as  few  as  one  to  five  visits   •  Reaches  most  tumors  from  virtually  unlimited  •  No  cu[ng  and  no  anesthesia  required   direcGons  with  roboGc  mobility  •  Minimal  side  effects   •  Minimizes  radiaGon  exposure  to  healthy  Gssue  •  OutpaGent  procedure     surrounding  a  tumor  site  •  Constantly  corrects  for  tumor  or  paGent  movement   •  Lesions  previously  treated  with  maximum  allowed   throughout  procedures   radiaGon  doses  may  be  treated   645  North  Arlington  Ave  Suite  120  Reno,  NV  89503                                                          (775)  348-­‐9900                                              www.renocyberknife.com
  5. 5. What does CyberKnife treat? •  Arteriovenous  malformaGons   •  Bone  metastases   •  Brain  tumors   •  AcousGc  neuroma   •  Brain  metastases   •  Gliomas   •  Astrocytoma   •  Glioblastoma  mulGforme   •  Glioma   •  oligodendroglioma   •  Meningioma   •  Pituitary  adenoma   •  Kidney  tumors   •  Liver  tumors   •  Lung  tumors   •  Ocular/orbital  tumors   •  Prostate  cancer   •  PancreaGc  cancer   •  Spinal  tumors   •  Trigeminal  neuralgia  645  North  Arlington  Ave  Suite  120  Reno,  NV  89503                                                          (775)  348-­‐9900                                              www.renocyberknife.com
  6. 6. What is the treatment process? ConsultaGon   Meet  with  the   Create  an   individualized   Appointment   CyberKnife  team   treatment  plan     PotenGal   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   roboGc  arm  moves   around  you  firing   images  to  ensure  the   If  needed,  the   paGent  returns  for   Treatment   treatment  table   targeted  radiaGon   beams   radiaGon  beam   remains  locked  on  the   up  to  4  more   treatments.   tumor   Follow-­‐up  imaging   and  physical   Follow-­‐up   consultaGon  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  consultaGon  visit.   645  North  Arlington  Ave  Suite  120  Reno,  NV  89503                                                          (775)  348-­‐9900                                              www.renocyberknife.com
  7. 7. Our CenterOpened  in  2008,  Reno  CyberKnife  is  part  of  Saint  Mary’s  Cancer  Center,  naGonally  accredited  by  the  American  College  of  Surgeons  Commission  on  Cancer  as  well  as  the  NaGonal  AccreditaGon  Program  for  Breast  Cancer.  Reno  CyberKnife  also  is  part  of  Saint  Mary’s  Brain  Tumor  Center.  Dr.  Jonathan  Tay,  Reno  CyberKnife  medical  director,  is  widely  known  for  his  contribuGons  to  prostate  cancer  treatment.  Under  his  leadership,  Reno  CyberKnife  has  developed  cancer  clinical  trials  and  implemented  a  variety  of  prostate  cancer  therapies.  Dr.  Tay  also  was  named  one  of  Nevada  Business  Magazine’s  2010  “Health  Care  Heroes”  for  his  contribuGons  in  the  medical  field.     Medical  Director:  Dr.  Jonathan  Tay     Medical  Physicist:  David  Chamberlain     Connect  with  us     645  North  Arlington  Ave  Suite  120  Reno,  NV  89503                                                          (775)  348-­‐9900                                              www.renocyberknife.com
  8. 8. The US Radiosurgery NetworkIn  partnership  with  Saint  Mary’s  Regional  Medical  Center,  Reno  CyberKnife  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  faciliGes  is  acGvely  engaged  in  research,  with  physicians  regularly  presenGng  papers  and  authoring  arGcles  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  funcGonal  disorders  such  as  trigeminal  neuralgia,  have  become  key  treatment  areas  throughout  the  network  of  centers.    645  North  Arlington  Ave  Suite  120  Reno,  NV  89503                                                          (775)  348-­‐9900                                              www.renocyberknife.com

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