For Your Doctor

If you are interested in discussing the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System as a treatment option with your doctor, below are printable documents that have been created for you to share with your physician. Included are CyberKnife info sheets by treatment site as well as clinical articles that support the efficacy of the System.

 

 

Additionally, there are several journal articles discussing the use of the CyberKnife System that are available on PubMed. PubMed provides links to downloadable PDFs which are usually available from the individual journals for a fee. Summaries of the articles are also available to review, free of charge.

 

 

 

Prostate Information

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  • CyberKnife Information Guide: Prostate Cancer Treatment Click here
  • Long-Term Outcomes from a Prospective Trial of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer. Intl. J. of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, Epub 2011.  Click here
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy as Monotherapy or Post-External Beam Radiotherapy Boost for Prostate Cancer: Technique, Early Toxicity, and PSA Response. Intl. J. of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, Epub 2011. Click here
  • CyberKnife for Prostate Cancer Click here
  • Monotherapy for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Click here
  • Low-Risk Organ-Confined Prostrate Cancer Click here
  • Flexibility of Prostate Treatment Planning and Delivery for CyberKnife Radiology Click here

Available on PubMed:

  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy for low-risk prostate cancer: five-year outcomes. Radiation Oncology, Jan. 2011 Click here 
  • Long-term outcomes from a prospective trial of stereotactic body radiotherapy for low-risk prostate cancer. King CR, et al. 2011 in press Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys Click here
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy for organ-confined prostate cancer. BMC Urology, Feb. 2010. Click here
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy: an emerging treatment approach for localized prostate cancer, Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment, Oct. 2009. Click here
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer: interim results of a prospective phase II clinical trial. Intl. J. of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, March 2009. Click here
  • Image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy for clinically localized prostate cancer: preliminary clinical results. Technol Cancer Res Treat, October, 2010 Click here 
  • Hypofractionated stereotactic body radiotherapy in low-risk prostate adenocarcinoma: Preliminary results of a multi-institutional phase 1 feasibility trial. McBride SM, et al. 2011 Cancer Click here 
  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy as Monotherapy or Post-External Beam Radiotherapy Boost for Prostate Cancer: Technique, Early Toxicity, and PSA Response. Jabbari S, et al. 2011 Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys Click here 
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy for low- and low-intermediate-risk prostate cancer: is there a dose effect? Katz A, et al. 2011 Front. Oncol Click here 
  • Image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer. Kang JK, et al. 2011 Tumori Click here 
  • Acute toxicity after CyberKnife-delivered hypofractionated radiotherapy for treatment of prostate cancer. Am. Clin Oncol Jan. 2010. Click here
  • Sexual function after stereotactic body radiotherapy for prostate cancer: results of a prospective clinical trial. Wiegner EA, et al. 2010 Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys Click here
  • CyberKnife stereotactic radiotherapy as monotherapy for low- to intermediate-stage prostate cancer: early experience, feasibility, and tolerance. Aluwini S, et al. 2010 J Endourol Click here
  • Virtual HDR CyberKnife Treatment for Localized Prostatic Carcinoma, Intl. J. of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, Apr. 2008. Click here
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy as boost for organ-confined prostate cancer. Technol Cancer Res Treat, Dec. 2010 Click here

Review Papers:

  • CyberKnife radiosurgery for prostate cancer. Katz AJ. 2010 Technol Cancer Res Treat Click here
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy for prostate cancer: ready for prime time? Katz A. 2012 J Radiat Oncol Click here
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Lung Information

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Available on PubMed:

  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy using real-time tumor tracking in octogenarians with non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer, Jan. 2010. Click here
  • Quality of life after stereotactic radiotherapy for stage I non-small-cell lung cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, May 2010. Click here
  • Radical CyberKnife radiosurgery with tumor tracking: an effective treatment for inoperable small peripheral stage I non-small cell lung cancer, J. of Hematology & Oncology, Jan. 2009. Click here
  • Stereotactic radiotherapy with real-time tumor tracking for non-small cell lung cancer: Clinical outcome. Radiother Oncol. Jun. 2009. Click here
  • Fractionated stereotactic body radiation therapy in the treatment of primary, recurrent, and metastatic lung tumors: the role of positron emission tomography/computed tomography-based treatment planning. Radiat Oncol, Oct 2007. Click here
  • Radical Stereotactic Radiosurgery with Real-Time Tumor Motion Tracking in the Treatment of Small Peripheral Lung Tumors, Radiation Oncology, Oct.  2007. Click here
  • CyberKnife radiosurgery for stage I lung cancer: results at 36 months. Clin Lung Cancer, Sep 2007. Click here

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Brain, Head & Neck Information

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Available on PubMed:

  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy for recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: results of a phase I dose-escalation trial, Intl. J. of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, Dec. 2009. Click here
  • CyberKnife radiosurgery for benign meningiomas: short-term results in 199 patients, Neurosurgery, Feb. 2009. Click here
  • Quality of radiosurgery for single brain metastases with respect to treatment technology: a matched-pair analysis, J. of Neuro-oncology, Aug. 2009. Click here
  • Nonisocentric radiosurgical rhizotomy for trigeminal neuralgia, Neurosurgery, Feb. 2009. Click here
  • Early results of CyberKnife radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations, J. of Neurosurgery, Oct. 2009. Click here
  • Survival following CyberKnife radiosurgery and hypofractionated radiotherapy for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme. Technol Cancer Res Treat, Jun 2008. Click here
  • Clinical Studies-Staged Stereotactic Irradiation for Acoustic Neuroma, Neurosurgery, Jun. 2005. Click here 
  • Treatment techniques and site considerations regarding dysphagia-related quality of life in cancer of the oropharynx and nasopharynx, Intl. J. of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, Nov. 2008. Click here
  • Excellent local control with stereotactic radiotherapy boost after external beam radiotherapy in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Intl. J. of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, Jun. 2008. Click here
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis for trigeminal neuralgia: CyberKnife vs microvascular decompression, Neuropsychiatric Disease & Treatment, Jun. 2008. Click here
  • Robotic radiosurgery vs.  brachytherapy as a boost to intensity modulated radiotherapy for tonsillar fossa and soft palate tumors: the clinical and economic impact of an emerging technology, Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment, Dec. 2007. Click here
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery of the postoperative resection cavity for brain metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, Jan 2008. Click here
  • A volumetric study of CyberKnife hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy as salvage for progressive malignant brain tumors: initial experience.  Neurol Res, Sep 2007.  Click here
  • Visual Field Preservation after Multisession CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Perioptic Lesions, Neurosurgery, Aug. 2006. Click here
  • Staged stereotactic irradiation for acoustic neuroma. Neurosurgery, Jun 2005. Click here  
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Spine Information

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Available on PubMed:

  • Treatment of spinal tumors using CyberKnife fractionated stereotactic radiosurgery: pain and quality-of-life assessment after treatment in 200 patients, Neurosurgery, Feb. 2009. Click here 
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy is effective salvage therapy for patients with prior radiation of spinal metastases, Intl. J. of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, Jul. 2009. Click here  
  • Delayed radiation-induced myelopathy after spinal radiosurgery, Neurosurgery, Feb. 2009. Click here 
  • Cost-utility analysis of the CyberKnife System for metastatic spinal tumors, Neurosurgery, Feb. 2009. Click here 
  • CyberKnife radiosurgery for breast cancer spine metastases: a matched-pair analysis. Cancer, Oct 2007. Click here 
  • Radiosurgery for Spinal Metastasis: Clinical Experience in 500 Cases from a Single Institution, Spine, Jan. 2007. Click here
  • CyberKnife radiosurgery for benign intradural extramedullary spinal tumors. Neurosurgery, Apr 2006.  Click here
  • Multisession CyberKnife radiosurgery for intramedullary spinal cord arteriovenous malformations. Neurosurgery, Jun 2006. Click here
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Liver Information

Available on PubMed:

  • Image-Guided Robotic Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Liver Metastases: Is There a Dose Response Relationship? Intl. J. of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, Epub 2011. Click here
  • Stereotactic radiotherapy of hepatocellular carcinoma: preliminary results. Technol Cancer Res Treat, Dec. 2010 Click here
  • Dose-escalation study of single-fraction stereotactic body radiotherapy for liver malignancies, Intl. J. of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, Mar. 2010 in press. Click here 
  • Frameless single-session robotic radiosurgery of liver metastases in colorectal cancer patients, European J. of Cancer, Apr. 2010. Click here
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy with or without transarterial chemoembolization for patients with primary hepatocellular carcinoma: preliminary analysis, BMC Cancer, Nov. 2008. Click here  
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Pancreas Information

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Available on PubMed:

  • Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy and Gemcitabine for Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer, Intl. J. of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, Feb. 2010. Click here
  • Image-guided stereotactic radiosurgery for locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma: Results of first 85 patients. J Gastrointest Surg, Oct. 2010 Click here 
  • Gemcitabine chemotherapy and single-fraction stereotactic body radiotherapy for locally advanced pancreatic cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, Nov 2008. Click here
  • Phase II study to assess the efficacy of conventionally fractionated radiotherapy followed by a stereotactic radiosurgery boost in patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, Oct 2005.  Click here
  • Phase I study of stereotactic radiosurgery in patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, Mar 2004. Click here 

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Kidney Information

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Available on PubMed:

  • Initial Evaluation of CyberKnife Technology for Extracorporeal Renal Tissue Ablation, Urology, Mar. 2003. Click here   
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Other Information

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