Cancer Institute A national cancer institute
designated cancer center

Treatment Delivery


Invented at Stanford in 1994, the CyberKnife is today considered a major advance in the radiological treatment of cancer.


A major focus of program researchers is to improve the accuracy of treatment delivery and minimize the incidental irradiation of healthy tissues. This work is leading to the treatment of tumors once considered inaccessible due to their proximity to vital organs.

Current efforts aim to:

Program Researchers

Iris Gibbs, MD

Don Goffinet, MD

Karyn Goodman, MD

Edward Graves, PhD

Richard Hoppe, MD

Daniel Kapp, MD, PhD

Chris King, MD

Albert Koong, MD, PhD

Susan Knox, MD, PhD

Quynh-Thu Le, MD

Steve Leibel, MD

Melanie Smitt, MD

Lei Xing, PhD

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