Pasadena’s Cancer Support Community is hosting a workshop this coming Tuesday, January 22nd. Learn about a robotic radiosurgery system developed by Dr. Albert Mak.
The CyberKnife system is a method of delivering radiotherapy, with the intention of targeting treatment more accurately than standard radiotherapy. The two main elements of the CyberKnife are (1) the radiation produced from a small linear particle accelerator and (2) a robotic arm which allows the energy to be directed at any part of the body from any direction. (Wikipedia)
The CyberKnife Center in Pasadena was opened by Dr. Mak in 2010. The CyberKnife System is the world’s first and only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors throughout the body non-invasively, providing a pain-free, non-surgical option for patients who have inoperable or surgically complex tumors. (PasadenaCyberKnife)
Dr. Mak earned his M.D. degree from Chicago Medical School in 1989 and has been the Medical Director for the Departments of Radiation Oncology at Glendale Adventist Medical Center and White Memorial Medical Center since 1995.
This event is free to the public, but calling to reserve a seat is highly recommended.
Tuesday, Jan. 22nd, 6-8 p.m.
200 E. Del Mar Blvd, Ste 118, Pasadena 91105
Reserve a spot by calling 626.796.1083
For any questions, email program director Laura Wending at L.Wending@cscpasadena.org