Astera Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Treating Brain Cancer In A Single Session
At Astera, we use Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) as a non-invasive method of delivering high-dose radiation to a tumor—in just one treatment session. We primarily use SRS to treat:
- Cancers of the brain that can’t be treated surgically
- Brain tumor beds following surgery
Trust Enhanced Accuracy By Our Experienced Doctors
Our doctors have collectively treated thousands of patients using SRS, and our radiation oncologists were among the first in the region to begin using Brainlab-based stereotactic radiosurgery.
Brainlab enables us to target cancer with even greater accuracy with better results for our patients. With a single session and extreme precision, SRS at Astera can often be delivered with minimal side effects.
How SRS Works At Astera
You’ll meet with an Astera radiation oncologist and a neurosurgeon to determine if you’re a good candidate for SRS. If SRS is the best course of treatment, you’ll have a special MRI scan. Prior to your SRS treatment, we combine these MRI images with CT images using our Brainlab technology.
These scans, and the fusion process involved, enable us to accurately visualize the tumor. This is key to the precision of the treatment plan created by your radiation oncologist, neurosurgeon, and physicist. Astera SRS does not require hospital admission, and most of our patients return home the same day.