CyberKnife® treatment is a precise form of radiation therapy that administers high energy x-rays — usually in one or two sessions — to tumors located within the body.
The Liver Cancer Center uses the CyberKnife to treat inoperable primary or metastatic liver cancers. We've had encouraging results treating metastatic liver cancers since we began using the CyberKnife in 2007.
A specialized radiation oncology team of doctors and physicists directs the entire treatment, carefully calculating the right dose of radiation.
A single four to five hour session.
To achieve local destruction of the tumor, a member of the Liver Cancer Center team will:
Following your planning CT scan, you will return at a later time for the actual CyberKnife treatment.
To schedule an appointment, or for more information, call the UPMC Liver Cancer Center, toll-free, at 1-855-745-4837 or complete our contact form now.