The Edge radiosurgery system, available at Havasu Regional Medical Center, offers a new line of defense in the fight against cancer.
The latest in cancer treatment offers patients an opportunity to treat certain cancers without a single incision. Introducing The Edge, a radiosurgery system that offers the effectiveness of a typical surgery without the typical side effects. The Edge eliminates the need for incisions or even hospital stays and returns patients to their daily life faster.
What is radiosurgery?
Typically an outpatient procedure, radiosurgery enables radiation oncologists and neurosurgeons to deliver high-intensity treatments quickly and with surgical precision without incisions. The Edge’s knifelike beam precisely treats tumors. Procedures last about an hour and patients can quickly get in and out.
The ability to breathe freely with Edge enables patients a more comfortable experience. This is made possible with advanced motion-management techniques that aid doctors in protecting surrounding healthy tissue. Deep-seated tumors in the brain and spine can be treated with the surgical precision.
This new option gives doctors the flexibility to treat tumors that are typically difficult to reach surgically. Even multiple tumors can be targeted and treated from nearly any angle.
How do I get started?
Patients enter their procedure with confidence because of their trust in surgeons who rely on this radiosurgery system to deliver fast, accurate and minimally invasive cancer treatment. Ask your specialist or cancer provider how you can benefit from radiosurgery at Havasu Regional Medical Center. Or call (928) 505-5705 set up an appointment to talk with one of our specialists.
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