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CyberKnife is Coming to Alaska!

Jul 17, 2015

We're excited to be bringing the first CyberKnife machine to the state of Alaska! This advanced technology is a non-invasive, non-surgical form of radiation therapy; it is the only radiation technology that follows the tumor as it moves, and continually verifies the target without interrupting treatment. This allows us to deliver a high dose of radiation that is extremely precise - allowing for fewer treatments, and minimizing side effects.  Read More

Radiation Treatment Shown to Provide Significant Improvement for Inoperable Liver Cancer

Jul 10, 2015

Posted by Dr. John Halligan.  A study published yesterday in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association shows a significant improvement in patients survival and complete resolution of inoperable liver cancer when external beam radiation is added to standard liver directed chemotherapy. The study authors concluded: “This meta-analysis provides evidence that TACE (TransArterial ChemoEmbolization) plus RT (Radiation Therapy) compared with TACE alone significantly improved 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-year survival as well as tumor CR (complete responses) and PR (partial responses) in patients with UHCC (Unresectable HepatoCellular Carcinoma) .”  Read More