Project information

Cancer Treatment - Stereotactic Radiotherapy

Stereotactic radiotherapy is a pioneering treatment - delivering highly accurate radiotherapy to tumours within the brain which can increase survival chances with fewer side effects. This technique can also be used to treat prostate, lung, liver, pancreatic and cure some non cancerous tumour

June 2011 - June 2013

Charity information

The Royal Surrey County Hospital's Charitable Fund

The Royal Surrey County Hospital's Charitable Fund logo
  • Need


    This radiotherapy treatment is highly accurate, which means less of a patients healthy tissue is exposed to radiation, is more comfortable with less side effects and can reduce treatment time by 50% all of which is of immense benefit to the patients.


    This innovative radiotherapy treatment is highly accurate and focused.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Offer Stereotactic Radiotherapy locally, so that our patients do not have to travel distances.


    » Raising the necessary funds so that we can invest in this new technology.

    Success will be measured by the numbers of patients we treat and the outcomes.

  • Impact


    The long term changes will be to grow the number of patients treated with this new technology.


    Not being able to raise the funds. We are working on this.
    Not being paid for the procedures using this technology. We have successful negotiated with commissioners to resolve this.


    By email, telephone or letter.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £1,000,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £1,000,000 Medical Equipment Total cost of equipment

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Events £24,048 Guaranteed
    Trusts and Foundations £25,000 Guaranteed
    Other donations £30,952 Guaranteed
  • Background


    Guildford, Surrey


    The people of Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire - population approximately 1 million - as the Royal Surrey County Hospital is the tertiary cancer centre for the Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire Cancer Network.
    Although these counties are considered wealthy they all have significant pockets of social deprivation.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We are the only charity raising funds so that the Royal Surrey County Hospital can invest in this project.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Alexandra Stewart

    Clinical Director of Oncology and Medical Physics.

    Richard Shaffer

    Consultant of Oncology

All donations will be greatly appreciated and help towards our goal

Catherine Keehn