Sunday, February 8, 2009

CK installed in the UK?

According to this source, it seems that the first CK is now installed in the UK:

>>UK docs to use ”Cyberknife” to treat cancer

London, February 8 (ANI): Doctors in Britain will for the first time use a robotic radiotherapy machine to treat cancer this week.


Ten people are lined up for treatment in the Harley Street Clinic in London, at a cost per patient of 15,000 to 20,000 pounds.
Dr. Nick Plowman, a consultant oncologist at St Bartholomew’’s hospital, who will oversee the treatment.
“If you get a discreet little tumour in an awkward place, under the liver or next to the kidney, then there’’s really nothing better than the Cyberknife,” the Telegraph quoted him as saying.


see also the previous posts on this matter:

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