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Radiosurgery vs. Radiotherapy

Targeting tumors that move with respiration

CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System

Robotic

  • Beams move in real-time with 3D target motion
  • Dose delivered continuously throughout the breathing cycle

 

Conventional Radiotherapy Systems

Conventional Radiotherapy Systems

  • Limited system mobility requires the beam to repeatedly turn on and off as the target moves through fixed cross-hairs.

 

 

Ring Gantry Radiotherapy Systems

Ring Gantry Radiotherapy Systems

  • Delivers high doses of radiation to the entire envelope of target motion – encompassing both healthy and cancerous tissues.