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It’s been a while since we launched the Kym Carpenters memorial Fund. And it’s that time of year again where we ask you to join us for the annual canal walk to remember everyone that we have lost to cancer. We also like to raise money for the Queen Elizabeth hospital cancer unit the cyber knife machine, that this fund...

Kym Carpenter sadly passed away on 13th September 2009. During the time he was ill we enquired about Cyber Knife treatment, but unfortunately Kym’s cancer was too far advanced. We believe earlier diagnosis and Cyber Knife treatment could have saved his life or given him a little more time with us. It is too late to help Kym now, but in...

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Cancer Appeal CyberKnife is an amazing non-invasive alternative to open surgery in treating tumours anywhere in the body   What does mean? Like TomoTherapy TomoHD, it enables very high doses of radiation to be targeted directly at the tumour with pinpoint accuracy, without damaging healthy tissue. Its full name is CyberKnife Robotic Stereotactic Radiosurgery System –...

The CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System is a non-invasive alternative to surgery for the treatment of both cancerous and non-cancerous tumors anywhere in the body. The CyberKnife is a frameless robotic radiosurgery system invented by John R. Adler, a Stanford University Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology, and Peter and Russell Schonberg of Schonberg Research Corporation. The two main elements of...

Currently there is a centre in Harley Street, at a cost of £35,000. Agreement from a specialist doctor is very difficult to get and of course there is the cost. As every family knows after a diagnosis such as Cancer time is not always on the patient’s side. Our mission is to fund raise until we have either the money...