A Controversy About “Cyberknife” Radiation for Prostate Cancer

Find out Why Experts Disagree

Making radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer easier, safer and more effective are goals that radiation therapists are always aiming to achieve. One of the newest entries in the field uses robotic technology and “hypofractionation”, meaning that more radiation is delivered per session to shorten the treatment. The hope is that this will accomplish the above goals. But there is a controversy among experts. Find out why and what is known about this methodology.