What is CyberKnife Radiosurgery?

Category: Procedures

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Generic name: Radiation Therapy

CyberKnife® Radiosurgery is a specific type of stereotactic radiosurgery, a specialized form of radiation therapy that uses highly focused beams to deliver radiation from multiple directions, typically within one treatment session. Despite the name "radiosurgery", no surgical incisions are made.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Acoustic neuroma 1 0
Adenocarcinoma (non-small cell lung cancer) 1 1
Anaplastic ependymoma 1 1
Cerebral arteriovascular malformation 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with CyberKnife Radiosurgery

Side effect Patients
Burn 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for CyberKnife Radiosurgery.