Cyberknife Radio Surgery in Korea

Cyberknife Surgery Cost Korea: 
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Cyberknife Surgery is the latest enhancement in the field of cancer treatment and is available in very few countries. Currently there are few hundred cyber knife systems installed in the world. Korea is one on the countries where cyberknife radio surgery treatment is available. Cost of cyber knife treatment in Korea is very less as compared to US and UK, however the cost is not compromised by the quality and you will get same level of treatment as in your home country or other parts of the world where cyber knife radio therapy is available.

Cyberknife robotic surgery system for cancer treatment was invented by John R. Adler and the system is designed to delivery radiotherapy to cancer tumors in specific parts of the body accurately without having any impact on health tissues. The cyber knife cancer treatment method includes use of precise real-time image guide to detect the cancer tumors and then deliver radiation over the tumor precisely in high dosage multiple times.

Cyber knife procedure has FDA clearance for treatment of tumors in any part of body and can be used for both cancerous and benign tumors. Cyberknife can be used to treat all stages of cancer (I to IV – metastases).

Among the countries that offer Cyberknife Treatment, Korea is in the top 5 of the most number of installed Cyberknife systems, and it is also among the first few who did so. Korea takes cancer seriously because of the high occurrence of this disease among its citizens. Here are some facts about this:

  • Around 64,000 people die every year in Korea due to cancer.
  • More than 100,000 people in Korea are diagnosed with cancer annually.
  • Since 1983, the World Health Organization put cancer as the leading cause of death in Korea.
  • In 1989, the Korean government started planning initiatives such as the National Cancer Center or NCC to decrease the cancer mortality rate by the year 2015 using various programs and through combined efforts with other cancer control institutions around the globe.

Advantages of Cyberknife over conventional radio therapy techniques:

  • Faster oncology procedure as compared to other radiation methods
  • Hospitalization is not required
  • No use of anesthesia and minimal post-operative care
  • Can be used to treat tumors in any part of the body
  • No pain, no cuts or incisions at all
  • Zero recovery time and everyday activities can be resumed after the surgery
  • Tumors that have received the maximum allowed dosage of radiation can also be treated using cyberknife surgery.

Cyberknife Surgery in Korea

Cost of cyberknife cancer treatment in Korea is very less as compared to countries like US, Canada and UK. However the reduced cost doesn’t mean quality of the care/services would be low. Our network hospitals for cyberknife cancer treatment specialize in cyber knife radio surgery for spine cancer. The oncology experts in Korea are highly trained and have years of experience in radiology and cyberknife cancer treatment. Medical staff at Korea hospitals is English speaking and communication will not be problem in getting medical treatment at Korea.

Spine Cancer Detection

Spine cancer patients usually exhibit the following symptoms:

  • Upper and lower back pain
  • Difficulty in walking, or even staying in an upright position
  • Weakness in extremities

Consultation with a doctor usually results to having tests taken, some of which are:

  • Thorough physical examination
  • X-rays
  • MRI
  • CT-Scan

Cyberknife Treatment for Spine Cancer

  • Tumors in the spine are among the hardest to treat because they move while a patient is breathing.
  • Other radiation therapies can therefore not prove beneficial in this regard, as it may damage other surrounding tissues.
  • Cyberknife is more accurate in pin-pointing the exact location of a tumor, directly high-intensity radiation beams into the tumor without damaging surrounding tissues and other structures within the spine, all of which are very critical.
  • It is non-invasive and does not require surgery, no cutting of skin or tissues are involved.
  • Because of the accuracy with which the tumor is attacked, the treatment period is lessened considerably.
  • Cyberknife treatments for spine cancer are done on an outpatient basis in 5 days or less, without spending the night at the hospital.
  • There is quick recovery time and the side effects are very minimal.

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