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Apollo brings world class treatment for cancer patients
Dimapur, Mar 19 (NPN)
Published on 20 Mar. 2010 1:11 AM IST
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With CyberKnife, Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital joins the global league of hospitals equipped to provide 360-degree Cancer Care.”
Steering a Paradigm shift in Cancer care, Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital, Chennai has till date benefited more than 200 patients from India, South East Asia, Middle East, Australia & Africa etc. with Asia Pacific’s most advanced and India’s first CyberKnife.
The advanced technology behind CyberKnife uses real time image guidance technology and computer-controlled robotics to deliver an extremely precise dose of radiation to targets, avoiding the surrounding healthy tissue and adjusting for patient and tumor movement during treatment.
Benefits to Cancer Patients with Cyberknife:
• A new treatment option: This extraordinary sophisticated treatment can be used as an alternative to open surgery.
• Pain free: treatment does not cause pain and therefore does not require anesthesia.
• Recovery Time: Vast majority of CyberKnife treatments are out patient procedures allowing patients to continue their routine activities.
• Comparative comfort: Many of the available high precision radiation techniques require application of some kind of frame around patient’s body, CyberKnife can spare the particular inconvenience for the patient. In many of the cases, it is a frameless procedure.
Cyberknife can treat following types of Brain, Spine, Lung, Liver, Pancreas and Prostate Cancer.
CyberKnife can treat by organ and by tumor targets located anywhere in the body and is a revolution in the treatment of cancerous and non-cancerous tumors in the body.
To know further information, kindly visit Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital Stall at Best of Asia Med Show 2010 at Local Football Ground, Kohima, Nagaland from March 18-21.

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