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CyberKnife was invented at Stanford Health Care and is commonly used to treat a variety of conditions, including tumors of the brain and spine, and cancers of the pancreas, prostate, liver, and lungs. CyberKnife is capable of treating tumors anywhere in the body.
As the birthplace of CyberKnife, Stanford has treated more than 7,000 patients, making it one of the most experienced centers in the world. CyberKnife is a highly technologically-advanced form of radiosurgery, using computer technology that allows doctors to deliver radiation with unprecedented precision.