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February 23, 2007 "Cancer care gets robotics boost"

February 20, 2007 "CyberKnife Spinal Tumor Treatments Increase by 56 Percent"

February 12, 2007 "Nemours ads to promote hospital bid"

February 08, 2007 "Accuray stock jumps 38% on first trading day"

February 04, 2007 "Sanford hospital gets CyberKnife"

February 02, 2007 "IPO Watch: Dream Machine"

January 30, 2007 "Swedish Cancer Institute First in the World to Offer GPS for the body…"

January 23, 2007 "Accuray Sets IPO Terms"

January 22, 2007 "Targeting tumors: New technology takes out the bad but doesn’t hurt the good."

January 16, 2007 "Washington Hospital invests in non-invasive brain surgery"

January 15, 2007 "Lake Saint Louis considers cancer treatment center"

January 11, 2007  "Brave Cancer Girl Suffers Tumour Blow"



December 31, 2006 "Health care"

December 29, 2006 "Christ Medical Center gets powerful new weapon in war against …"

December 26, 2006 "Doctors lead way in fight against prostate cancer"

December 25, 2006 "More business news" December 25, 2006 "New device can pinpoint prostate cancers"

December 13, 2006 "The ‘Cutting’ Edge"

December 9, 2006 "Tumors in the cross hairs"

December 8, 2006 "Accuray and Siemens Announce Collaboration to Jointly Develop …"

August 16, 2006 "New Weapon For War On Cancer"

August 16, 2006 "One woman, one robot"

August 14, 2006 "New way to treat cancer and other forms of pain"

July 27, 2006 "New Software called "Synchrony" Detects Cancer Easier"

July 25, 2006 "Robotic Surgeon Reprogrammed to Attack Moving Tumors"

July 10, 2006 UCSF Radiation Oncologists Named as ASTRO Fellows

July 10, 2006 "Radiosurgery System"

June 7, 2006 "CyberKnife(R) System Enables Patients to Receive Systemic …"

May 10, 2006    Spinal Cord Tumor Association                                                          

May 9, 2006 "Accuray reports growing acceptance of CyberKnife"

May 9, 2006 "Worldwide Acceptance of the CyberKnife(R) System Continues to Grow"

May 6, 2006 "Giant Robot Zaps Tumors"

April 12, 2006 "Wijaya’s medical wing starts to pay off"

April 4, 2006 "Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Acquires Second CyberKnife(R) System"

March 2, 2006 "Three Cyberknife Robotic Radiosurgery Systems to be Installed in France"

Feb. 28, 2006 "Off the Cutting Edge"

Feb. 27, 2006 "West Jeff’s CyberKnife Improves Cancer Care"

Feb. 21, 2006 "Accuray Expands Operations to Meet Growing Worldwide Demand"

Feb. 09, 2006 "Business Briefs: Miller-Dwan Adds High-Tech Tool"

Feb. 07, 2006 "Latest Robotic Radiosurgery Studies Presented"

Jan. 31, 2006 "Marrero hospital unveils its cutting-edge CyberKnife"

Jan. 30, 2006 "Beyond the Cutting Edge in Cancer Surgery"

Jan. 15, 2006 "Via Christi Brings New Knife to Town"



Dec. 29, 2005 "Wijaya Baru Medical to invest up to RM5m to promote cancer"

Dec. 27, 2005 "Uninsured Among 06 Hospital Challenges" 

Dec. 15, 2005 "CyberKnife Treats Tumors Without Incisions"

Dec. 06, 2005 "Meridian cuts 118 jobs at 3 hospitals"

Nov. 16, 2005 "A ‘celebrity’ at 14, she is now fighting for a normal life"

Nov. 8, 2005 "St. Luke’s center uses team approach to treat tumors"

Nov. 8, 2005 "Baptist Now Treating Lung Tumors with Cyberknife®"

Oct. 31, 2005 "Cyberknife Surgery Shows Promise in Spinal Metastases"

Oct. 21, 2005 "CyberKnife draws bead on tumors"

Oct. 18, 2005 "Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen Brings New Hope to Lung Cancer …"

Oct. 17, 2005 "Accuray Unveils the Next Generation in Robotic Radiosurgery"

Oct. 13, 2005 "Comprehensive Resource on Robotic Radiosurgery"

Oct. 12, 2005 "Accuray(TM) to Unveil the Next Generation CyberKnife(R) at ASTRO"

Oct. 11, 2005 "$4 Million Robot Debuts in West Palm Tomorrow"

Oct. 9, 2005 "Laser Technology Means New Hope for Cancer Patients"

Oct. 8, 2005 "NEMC files to acquire surgical device"

Oct. 7, 2005 " Presents: Live Internet Broadcast of CyberKnife Spine …"

Oct. 4, 2005 "CyberKnife Center of Miami Seeks Patients for Prostate Cancer Trial"

Sept. 27, 2005 New Lifesaving Medical Devices and Leading Medical Researchers Are

Sept. 23, 2005 "Maverick in a mind field"

Aug. 26, 2005   "US surgeon to do free op on Ulster dad"

Aug 5, 2005 "Derry Man Seeks US Miracle Treatment"

July 30, 2005 "CyberKnife at Wilson Will Benefit Patients"

July 20, 2005 "$65M Turns Hospital into Life Sciences Building" 

July 14, 2005 "High tech knife cuts where surgeons can’t" 

June 29, 2005 "CyberKnife Center at Sinai Hospital

May 30, 2005 "Expanding Treatment Options & Cancer Practices" 

May 18, 2005  "St. John’s Forges Ahead"

May 10, 2005  "CyberKnife a Breakthrough Against Tumors" 

May 6, 2005  "The Fastest and Most Accurate Radiosurgery System Now Eliminates Need for Surgical Procedure"

May 4, 2005 "Bloodless Spine RadioSurgery: CyberKnife Center of Miami First With New Technology to Treat Spine Tumors"

May 3, 2005  "Menorah Treats Soft-tissue, Bone Tumors"

April 26, 2005  "CyberKnife Allows for Painless Surgery"

April 17, 2005 ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

April 10, 2005  San Jose Mercury News

April 6, 2005  CyberKnife Society and Users’ Group Meeting.

March 28, 2005  Phoenix Medical Device Conference.

March, 2005 "Survivors Spotlight"

February, 2005 Georgetown University Hospital


Sept., 2004 U.S. News – "Best Hospitals 2004"

Aug. 16, 2004 Business Wire – "Old World Aromatherapy Meets High-Tech Cancer Treatment; CyberKnife Center of Miami Uses Ancient Techniques to Relax Patients"  (pdf)

July 19, 2004  Accuray Launches World’s First Dynamic Radiosurgery System for Lung, Liver, Kidney and Pancreatic Tumors

May 25, 2004 News Medical – "Results from a clinical study of CyberKnife ® radiosurgery for locally advanced pancreatic cancer"

May 19, 2004 CyberKnife Radiosurgery Provides Local Tumor Control in Patients with Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer (pdf)

April 8, 2004 The Catholic Spirit – "CyberKnife surgery an answer to prayers"

March, 2004 CyberKnife Radiosurgery

Jan. 14, 2004 Accuray Receives Japanese Regulatory Clearance for its CyberKnife II Stereotactic Radiosurgery System (pdf)

Jan. 14,2004 Atlantic Journal Constitution-“Hi-Tech Tool Offers Breakthrough Cancer Treatment”



Dec. 12, 2003 Growth of Extracranial Radiosurgery Highlighted at Annual CyberKnife Users’ Meeting (pdf)

Nov. 10, 2003 Wood TV 8 News: "CyberKnife Technology"

Oct. 20, 2003 Outpatient Full-Body Radiosurgery Becomes Even Faster, Easier, and More Accurate with New CyberKnife Technology (pdf)

Sept. 4, 2003 Accuray Closes Out Fiscal Year with Profitable Quarter and Strong Momentum in Sales Growth

July 17, 2003 Accuray Secures $17M Contract to Upgrade all CyberKnife Systems in Japan

June 16, 2003 Grand Haven Tribune – “GH Woman Recuperates From CyberKnife Surgery”

June 3, 2003 NY Times, Dr. John Adler’s Response:”Brain Surgery, Without Knife or Blood, Gains Favor”

May 16, 2003 Over 500 Spine Patients Worldwide Treated With CyberKnife

May 2, 2003 Grand Haven Tribune – “Family Hopeful”

April 29, 2003 New York Times: “Brain Surgery, Without Knife or Blood, Gains Favor”

April 16, 2003 UCSF Medical Center Now Offering New Full-Body Tumor Treatment with the CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiosurgery System

April 2003 The Business Monthly: "CyberKnife Offers Targeted, Painless and Fast Treatment"

March 28, 2003 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Treats 100th Spinal Tumor Patient with the CyberKnife

March 28, 2003 Vicenza Hospital in Italy Opens First CyberKnife® Radiosurgery Center in Europe

March 11, 2003 Five New U.S. Hospitals to Acquire the CyberKnife



Dec. 19, 2002 USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center treats their first 25 patients with CyberKnife

August 28, 2002 CyberKnife on the Discovery Health Channel

June 5, 2002 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Non-invasive Tumor Surgery in Infants and Children Made Possible with the CyberKnife

March 19, 2002 Stanford Medical Center: "CyberKnife Radiosurgery-Wonders of Modern Medicine" (Video)

Feb. 12, 2002 Stanford University Medical Center Treats First 50 Tumor Patients With the New FDA Cleared CyberKnife



Sept. 2001 CyberKnife Patient Support Group Newsletter

July 25, 2001 Stanford Report: “Patients Gather to Praise Minimally Invasive Technique Used in Treating Tumors”

April 26, 2001 Cleveland Scene: "Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em"

April 9, 2001 World’s First Clinical Series of Lung Cancer Patients Treated with CyberKnife



June 7, 1999 to present “My Journey Living With A Brain Tumor” By Sandra Beardsley





Additional CyberKnife Information:

Accuray,Inc. CyberKnife Manufacturers

CyberKnife Society

CyberKnife Sites:

CyberKnife Locations

Healtheast CyberKnife Site

Newport Diagnostic Center

Rocky Mountain CyberKnife Center

Sinai Hospital

Stanford University Medical Center

UCSF CyberKnife Center

University of Pittsburg

University of Southern California

Patient Resources:

Acoustic Neuroma Patient Archive

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Organization International

American Brain Tumor Association

American Cancer Society

Arterio Venus Malformations of the Brain and Spine

AVM / The Toronto Brain Vascular Malformation Study Group

BioMark International

Breakthrough Digest


Clinical Trials

Corporate Angel Network



International Radiosurgery Support Association

John Hopkins Radiosurgery

LifeBridge Health

National Brain Tumor Foundation

National Cancer Institute

National Library of Medicine

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Needy Meds

Neurosurgery on Call

Patient Inform


Radiological Society of North America

RT Answers

Social Security Disability Process

Spinal Arteriovenous Malformations

Stanford Cancer Center

Stanford Health Library

Virtual Trials

What You Should Know About AVMS

Other Support Groups:

Acoustic Neuroma Association

Acoustic Neuroma Association of New Jersey

Aneurysm & AVM Support

AVM Support UK

Breast Cancer Support

Self Help for Hard of Hearing People

Self Help Groups

Spinal Cord AVM Support Group





Acoustic Neuorma:

Christina’s Acoustic Neuroma

Donald’s Acoustic Neuroma and Prostrate Cancer

Esther’s Acoustic Neuroma

Lynn's Acoustic Neuroma

Mark’s Acoustic NeuromaPhotos

Tony's Acoustic Neuroma

Arterio Venus Malformation:

Jeanne’s AVMPhotos

Thaye’s AVM-cervical spine Grand Haven Tribune "Family Hopeful" "GH Woman Recuperates From CyberKnife Surgery"

Valorie’s AVM-cervical spine MRI & angiogram ,Discovery Health Channel Video – "Super Surgeries" , Case Study

Brain Tumor:

Carol B’s Brain Tumor

Don’s Brain Tumor

Pituitary Adenoma:

Susan's Pituitary Adenoma

Walter’s Pituitary Adenoma Photos

Spinal Tumor:

Carol’s Spinal Cord Tumor

Tumor in Sacrum:

Allen’s Sacrum Tumor



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September 22, 2001

August 25, 2001

July 13, 2001 – Stanford Report on Reunion Dinner – Pictures of Reunion Dinner



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