Accuray Incorporated announced that Radiosurgery Center of Rhode Island, LLC, installed a CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System within Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, marking the first CyberKnife System in Rhode Island.
“This new technology will allow us to provide the most targeted treatment for our cancer patients,” said David Wazer, M.D., medical director of the Radiosurgery Center of Rhode Island, LLC. “CyberKnife’s non-invasive design provides maximum benefit for the patient through focused radiation while also providing a shorter radiation cycle and a more comfortable experience with fewer side effects that affect quality of life.”
CyberKnife radiosurgery offers a non-invasive treatment for cancerous and non-cancerous tumors. By incorporating robotic mobility and the ability to image throughout the treatment, the CyberKnife System delivers high-doses of radiation to destroy tumors and minimize damage to surrounding healthy tissue. Treatments are completed on an outpatient basis in one to five sessions and patients can typically resume their normal activities immediately following treatment.