CyberKnife Radiosurgery For Lung Cancer Sees Increased Interest And Continued Rapid Growth

News — By on April 7, 2009 at 6:35 am

Accuray Incorporated, a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced significant growth in CyberKnife lung cancer treatments in calendar year 2008. The number of lung cancer patients treated with CyberKnife radiosurgery in the United States grew 52 percent from calendar year 2007 to 2008 and 43 percent worldwide. Additionally the overall number of patients treated with CyberKnife radiosurgery grew to more than 60,000 patients – a 14 percent increase from calendar year 2007 to 2008, demonstrating the increasing awareness and continued rapid adoption of CyberKnife radiosurgery, with lung being the leading extracranial indication by utilization in calendar year 2008. The increasing interest in CyberKnife radiosurgery for lung tumor…

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