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: