MONTREAL, Sept. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - The Centre hospitalier de l'Université
de Montréal (CHUM), invites media representatives to discover the first
autonomous robotic radiosurgery device installed in Canada, the CyberKnife(R)
Robotic Radiosurgery System. This device provides a pain-free, non-surgical
option for patients who have inoperable or surgically complex tumors, or who
may be looking for an alternative to surgery.
A patient who underwent treatment and the Radio-oncology will be
available for interviews.
When and where: Wednesday, September 2, as of 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m..: presentations, salle André-Bisson, 1st floor, pavillon
10:45 a.m.: guided tour of the CyberKnife (radio-oncology team and
patient), CyberKnife treatment room, 5th basement level (SS5), pavillon
For both rooms: through the "Radio-oncologie" entrance, situated at the
back of Hôpital Notre-Dame, facing the parking lot. Access to the parking lot
via rue Plessis.
Dr. Charles Bellavance, Director, Professional Services, CHUM.
Dr. Jean-Paul Bahary, Chief, Radio-oncology Department, CHUM.
Dr. Edith Filion, radio-oncologist, CHUM.
Mr. Réal Besner, Chief, Medical Physics Service, CHUM.
A patient treated with the CyberKnife System.
For further information:
For further information: Nathalie Forgue, Communications Advisor, CHUM,
(514) 890-8000, extension 14342, Pager: (514) 801-5762