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Northern Westchester Hospital Provides Advanced Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Through Gamma Knife Stereotactic Surgery
Date:6/25/2013

site, while sparing healthy tissue. Each beam by itself is too weak to have an effect on its own and passes harmlessly through healthy tissue. When the beams are concentrated on a single location, their energy combines to destroy the diseased tissue. This is especially valuable for patients with inoperable brain tumors, as the beams of radiation can reach the tumor site and work together to destroy the tumor without invasive surgery.

Patients typically return home the same day and the treatment is non-invasive, silent, and painless. On average, 60,000 of these procedures are performed each year globally. Over 700,000 patients have been treated through Gamma Knife technology worldwide, and it continues to be one of the most highly researched radiosurgery devices with over 40 years of clinical use and more than 3,000 peer-reviewed clinical articles.

About Northern Westchester Hospital
Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH) provides quality, patient-centered care that is close to home through a unique combination of medical expertise, leading-edge technology, and a commitment to humanity. Over 700 highly-skilled physicians, state-of-the-art technology and professional staff of caregivers are all in place to ensure that you and your family receive treatment in a caring, respectful and nurturing environment.

NWH has established extensive internal quality measurements that surpass the standards defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA). Our high-quality standards help to ensure that the treatment you receive at NWH is among the best in the nation. For a complete list of our services, please visit http://www.nwhc.net.

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