Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Since January 2005, the University of Tennessee Medical Center has been treating patients with Stereotactic Radiosurgery.

Stereotactic Radiosurgery treats tumors and lesions of the brain, spine, pancreas, prostate, kidney, liver and lung, as well as certain functional disorders like trigeminal neuralgia and arteriovenous malformations.

The UT Medical Center Stereotactic Radiosurgery team includes some of the region’s most knowledgeable and dedicated cancer specialists. Stereotactic Radiosurgery treatment utilizes a team approach in which medical experts collaborate to develop a customized treatment plan for each patient’s case. Team members typically include a surgeon, radiation oncologist, medical oncologist, medical physicist, nurse, radiation therapist and other clinical experts at the facility.

Conditions Stereotactic Radiosurgery Treats

Stereotactic Radiosurgery treats several different types of malignant and benign tumors and lesions, as well as certain other medical conditions, in virtually any area of the body.

  • Malignant Tumors
  • Benign Tumors
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Functional Disorders
  • Extracranial Tumors and Lesions
  • Base of Skull
  • Brain Tumors
  • Kidney Tumors
  • Neck
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Cervical Spine
  • Thoracic Spine
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Lumbar Spine
  • Lung Tumors
  • Ocular / Orbital Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Liver
  • Other lesions, tumors and conditions anywhere on the body when radiation treatment is indicated, including prostate.

Some patients may not be candidates for Stereotactic Radiosurgery treatment. Many factors are considered when determining the best treatment for your individual diagnosis, so please consult with your physician.

For more information, see lung, liver and prostate cancers.