radiation surgery

radiation surgery

Radiosurgery, stereotactic external beam irradiation Oncology An RT technique that delivers radiation directly to the tumor while sparing healthy tissue. See Radiation therapy.
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The test requires a sample of the patient's tumor that is obtained prior to radiation surgery, the most common therapy used in the treatment of uveal melanoma.
He is helping Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital's Cyberknife campaign to buy a hi-tech robotic system capable of offering radiation surgery on previously inoperable tumours.
A spokesman from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity said: "The CyberKnife machine is a robotic system that offers radiation surgery on tumours that were previously inoperable or would cause a lot of collateral damage to patients.
Michael Kilby, who comes from Moreton in Marsh, Glouchestershire, was told by doctors that he wouldn't live beyond Christmas this year, until he agreed to give radiation surgery a chance.
In addition to IMRT and stereotactic radiation surgery, Dr.