Liver Cancer Treatment Quality of Life

Liver Cancer

Quality of Life

Benefits

The CyberKnife® System offers a number of benefits:

  • Minimal side effects
  • Non-invasive treatment
  • Little to no recovery time
  • Surgically precise targeting (sub-millimeter clinical accuracy)
  • Appropriate treatment for some patients diagnosed with inoperable or untreatable tumors or other lesions

Side Effects

Most side effects are minimal and last only a short time. Possible side effects could include:

  • Liver pain
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Fatigue, weakness, lethargy
  • Rib pain and/or fracture
  • Exposure to nearby tissue, such as the bowel
  • Radiation-induced liver disease (RILD)
  • Complications due to fiducial marker insertion