Head and Neck Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer

CyberKnife treatment for head and neck cancer

CyberKnife is the world's first and only robotic radiosurgery system. Although its name suggests scalpels, operating rooms and recovery time, CyberKnife treatment involves no cutting, no pain and no hospital stay. It is a safe alternative to surgery for the treatment of cancerous and non-cancerous tumors anywhere in the body - including the head and neck.

Is CyberKnife right for you?

Only you and your doctor can determine the best treatment for your particular situation. CyberKnife may be an option for inoperable or very complicated tumors, or for patients who want to avoid surgery.
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How is CyberKnife different from surgery?

CyberKnife eliminates many of the risks associated with surgery.
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How does CyberKnife work?

CyberKnife, which sounds like surgery - but isn't, uses computerized robotic equipment to deliver beams of high-dose radiation with extreme accuracy and little damage to surrounding tissue.
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What is CyberKnife treatment like?

CyberKnife treatment is not like surgery or traditional radiation therapy. You will wear your regular clothes, relax on a cushioned table and listen to music. When it's over, you will resume your normal activities.
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What results can I expect?

There is no one treatment result that fits every situation; however, research and experience has shown very positive outcomes.
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Why do patients choose CyberKnife treatment?

No incision. No anesthesia. No hospital stay. No pain. Little or no recovery time.
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Contact Information

Radiosurgery Center
550 17th Ave.
Suite A10
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-320-7130
Fax: 206-320-7137
Office Hours: Monday-Friday. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m
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