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Cyberknife of Long Island Destroys Prostate Cancer Non-Invasively Using Radiosurgery
Date:5/27/2010

Dr. Alan Katz a world leader in Cyberknife Radiosurgery for Prostate Cancer joins Cyberknife of Long Island

(PRWEB) May 27, 2010 -- Cyberknife of Long Island treats tumors with the most advanced radiosurgery technology available. The latest generation of the Cyberknife by Accuray offers unprecedented capabilities and renewed hope to prostate cancer patients. Cyberknife of Long Island is pleased to welcome Dr. Alan Katz to the practice. "We are proud to continue delivering on our promise to provide the highest quality, most advanced prostate cancer treatment in the region with the addition of Dr. Katz." said Jeffrey Musmacher, Chief Operating Officer at North Shore Radiation Therapy, the parent company of Cyberknife of Long Island. Prior to joining the practice, Dr. Katz was the Director of Radiation Oncology and the Cyberknife program at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York. He has 30 years of experience in radiation therapy and is a world leader in Cyberknife Radiosurgery. Dr. Katz has published numerous papers on radiosurgery and has the world’s largest group of patients treated for prostate cancer using the Cyberknife System. He is listed among the “Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly since 2003.

North Shore Radiation Therapy has installed the most-advanced version of the system in their New York office located in Smithtown.

"This technology will offer a new treatment option that revolutionizes prostate cancer treatment," said Richard Byrnes, MD, the center’s Medical Director. "The advanced technology behind CyberKnife uses real time image guidance technology and computer controlled robotics to deliver an extremely precise dose of radiation to the prostate, avoiding the surrounding healthy tissue and adjusting for patient and tumor movement during treatment."

"The procedure requires no anesthesia, as the treatment is painless and non-invasive," said Heather Zinkin, a Radiation Oncologist at Cyberknife of Long Island. “The machine's robotic arm works continually with image guided technology and has the ability to move in three dimensions according to the treatment plan.”

The prostate cancer treatment has success rates equivalent to surgery and conventional radiation therapy, and generally lasts between 30 to 60 minutes.

This treatment can also successfully treat brain and spine tumors, lung cancers and other cancers that are in areas that move involuntarily - like in the respiratory or digestive system.

"These treatments are out-patient procedures, ranging from five to as little as one visit, allowing patients to continue their normal activities," Dr. Zinkin said.

There are about 180 Cyberknife systems around the world; the one at Cyberknife of Long Island is among the most advanced.

Since 1988, North Shore Radiation Therapy has provided premier radiation therapy services in New York. The center offers Cyberknife Radiosurgery, 3-D Conformal Radiation Therapy, IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy), IGRT (Image Guided Radiation Therapy), Rapid Arc, Partial Breast, Skin and Gynecological Brachytherapy. North Shore Radiation Therapy is the most experienced in all modalities of prostate cancer radiation therapy including radiosurgery and IGRT in Suffolk County. The centers are staffed by board certified physicians and highly trained clinicians with expertise in utilizing the most advanced radiation therapy technology. Located in Huntington and Smithtown, New York the centers are open Monday through Friday and accept all insurance plans. Appointments can be made by calling (631) 427-2273. You can visit the website at www.cyberknifeoflongisland.com or www.cancer-radiation.com

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