Innovative Cancer Treatment Close to Home
Cancer treatment is constantly evolving and improving. At Southeast Georgia Health System, we keep up to date on the latest advances in oncology, radiology, radiosurgery and CyberKnife cancer treatment. Read the below CyberKnife news to learn how the Health System has been featured as leading CyberKife experts in our field!
Southeast Georgia Health System joins the ranks of the world's most advanced cancer fighters with its new CyberKnife® System
Winter 2011 - What do you call a treatment to remove cancer that can be performed without scalpels, stitches or anesthesia? A great new option, says Timothy A. Jamieson, M.D., Ph.D., a board-certified radiation oncologist with Southeast Georgia Health System who is among a growing number of cancer fighters performing this non-invasive procedure. The new tool he uses that’s revolutionizing cancer care is called CyberKnife®, the world’s first minimally invasive, robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body without making a single cut.Download PDF Article
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System Takes Positive Step to Maintain Health
December 3, 2010 - Southeast Georgia Health System is making a giant investment in the community and in the health of its people. It will soon offer one of the most technologically advanced weapons in the fight against life-threatening tumors and cancer: CyberKnife.
The accuracy of the robotic device, installed at the Cancer Care Center at the Brunswick hospital Tuesday, in unrivaled in its accuracy in delivering radiation directly to invading cancer cells.
Hospital Has New Cancer Weapon
December 2, 2010 - Cancer patients in Southeast Georgia will have access to high-dose radiation treatment with pinpoint accuracy when a new robot radiotherapy machine is put into use at Southeast Georgia Health System.
The $4 million CyberKnife system - only the second in the state - uses a robotic arm to treat tumors found anywhere in the body by delivering from 100 to 200 radiation beams from multiple angles. During treatment, X-ray cameras provide physicians with instant feedback on the movement of a patient or tumor for accurate targeting.
CyberKnife® Comes to Southeast Georgia
Fall 2010 - Many area cancer patients will soon have the option of having their tumors treated using a painless, noninvasive procedure. In June 2010, the Georgia Department of Community Health approved Southeast Georgia Health System’s Certificate of Need (CON) application to obtain the CyberKnife System—the world’s first minimally invasive, robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body without any cutting involved. Final installation preparations are now underway, and Health System officials expect to have the system in place and operational by the end of January 2011.Download PDF Article
Hospital to Get Tumor Treatment Robot
June 22, 2010 - Southeast Georgia Health System’s hospital in Brunswick will soon be one of only two in the state to offer CyberKnife® technology, a minimally invasive, robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors without cutting a patient. The health system said the Georgia Department of Community Health approved its Certificate of Need request to offer the CyberKnife®. It should be installed and operational at the hospital in November. "Currently, there are only about 200 CyberKnife® systems in the world and until our CON was approved, the only one in Georgia was at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta," radiation oncologist Timothy A. Jamieson said.View Article