CyberKnife

Targeted radiation, fewer treatments.
CyberKnife

Tumors & Conditions Treated by CyberKnife

CyberKnife® technology is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat tumors and lesions throughout the body.

The CyberKnife system is used to treat a variety of cancerous and non-cancerous tumors (malignant and benign tumors) including:

  • Brain
  • Kidney
  • Liver
  • Lung
  • Neck
  • Pancreas
  • Pelvis
  • Prostate
  • Skull
  • Spine
 

Specific conditions

For some conditions, we can also treat tumors in other areas of the body.

Brain tumors and lesions

Malignant tumors

  • Astrocytomas
  • Gliomas
  • Skull base tumors
  • Metastases (brain and bony)
  • Nasopharyngeal carcinomas
 

Benign tumors

  • Meningiomas
  • Acoustic neuromas
  • Schwannomas
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Hemangioblastomas
  • Craniopharyngiomas
  • Other benign tumors
 

Vascular malformations

  • Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)
  • Cavernous malformations
 

Functional disorders

  • Trigeminal neuralgia
 

Extracranial tumors and lesions

  • Base of skull
  • Neck
  • Cervical spine
  • Thoracic spine
  • Lumbar spine
  • Pancreas
  • Prostate
  • Liver
  • Lungs
  • Other lesions, tumors and conditions anywhere in the body where radiation treatment is indicated
 

What to expect during the treatment process

Steps in the CyberKnife treatment process vary depending on the area of the body: