Saturday, January 1, 2011

China's 7th CK in Yantai, Shandong Province

from the IV MB, by yyy60:


** translated from Chinese **

Shandong's first chronic illness, cancer treatment, "CyberKnife" settled in 107 hospitals (People's Liberation Army 107 Hospital)


December 26, Yantai Dazhong News (news correspondent Yang Jianjun Hu Changhui) This morning, the first station of Shandong Province for precise treatment of cancer illnesses of the equipment "CyberKnife" settled in the PLA 107 Hospital. It is understood that this instrument will be able to kill the tumor more precisely, only 1-5 times to kill the tumor irradiation.

107 hospitals, according to Wang Yishan, director of cancer, the "CyberKnife" treatment with high accuracy, non-invasive, normal tissue damage, while treatment of multiple lesions, treatment, and less the number of unique advantages for central nervous system disease (benign intracranial , intracranial malignant tumors, vascular malformations, trigeminal neuralgia, bone marrow cancer), the extracranial head and neck tumors, breast tumors, abdominal tumors, bone tumors, urinary system cancer, surgery or cancer recurrence after radiotherapy, and surgery, radiotherapy advantages of combined treatment with chemotherapy and cancer.

According to statistics, at present, more than 200 medical institutions around the world to use new equipment for cancer, the cumulative patients treated over 90,000 cases last year, "CyberKnife" by "Forbes" published as a pioneer in high-tech medical products, World Economic Forum and was named "2008 Global Technology Pioneers" project.

It is understood that "CyberKnife" National Instruments is only 7 units, the introduction of the first in Shandong Province, the device provides accurate diagnosis, the clinical accuracy of treatment, the tumor will play an active clinical specialties to promote the construction of role, but will improve medical quality and medical safety improvement, the majority of cancer patients to bring good news to friends. Oncology Cancer Center aimed at "non-invasive, accurate," the direction of development of treatment to achieve the precise treatment of cancer, the patient's body perfectly preserved, through local, regional and whole body multi-joint optimization of treatment programs that reach cancer therapy and outside the military leader. CyberKnife opening, will promote the Yantai City, Shandong Province as well as the development of cancer treatment and make greater contributions to the cause.

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