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First CyberKnife in Saudi Arabia to be Installed at Prestigious King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
Date:10/8/2008

f-the-art care to patients across Saudi Arabia," said Belal Moftah, Ph.D., chairman of the Department of Biomedical Physics at King Faisal Specialist Hospital. "Our management is determined to make King Faisal Specialist Hospital the leading institution in the region in all ranges of radiotherapy services."

"We are happy that a leading tertiary hospital such as King Faisal Specialist Hospital will be able to provide state-of-the-art cancer care with the CyberKnife System," said Eric P. Lindquist, senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Accuray Incorporated. "With the addition of the CyberKnife System, the Cancer Center can further expand its capabilities and offer treatments for patients who may not have had other options until now."

About King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

KFSH&RC is an 894-bed multi-facility, multi-entity tertiary care hospital and one of the leading healthcare institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Its mission is to provide medical services of highly specialized nature and promote medical research and education programs, including postgraduate education training, as well as contribute to the prevention of disease.

About King Faisal Cancer Centre

The King Faisal Cancer Centre (KFCC) is a newly established structure for cancer care of adult patients with a mission of providing excellent cancer treatment, education and research by means of integrated team work and the vision to become the best international centre for cancer research, prevention, and treatment. Accredited by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a Collaborating Center for Cancer Prevention and Control, KFCC patients are assessed in multidisciplinary clinics and treated in accordance with disease specific internationally accepted management guidelines. KFCC houses the National Cancer Registry and the Gulf Council Countries (GCC) Cancer Registry which defines population-based incidence of cancer in the Kingdom.


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