Advances in Radiation Oncology with Gamma Knife
At Ascension St. Vincent’s Healthcare, we have the region’s only Gamma Knife system to treat complex head and neck cancers.
Gamma Knife Brain Cancer Treatment
Our neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists are highly skilled in treating complex brain conditions, such as brain tumors, as well as other head and neck cancers. Ascension St. Vincent’s has the region’s only Gamma Knife Perfexion system. This type of non-invasive brain radiosurgery is an outpatient procedure and an alternative to traditional brain surgery and whole brain radiation therapy.
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Single-day Brain Tumor Treatment at Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside
A single, dose of 192 finally focused, gamma radiation beams are delivered to small targets within the brain. Surrounding healthy brain tissue is unharmed. There is minimal pain and scarring and no blood loss. Gamma Knife treatments results in an overall quicker recovery.