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
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.
Offer Stereotactic Radiotherapy locally, so that our patients do not have to travel distances.
Activities» Raising the necessary funds so that we can invest in this new technology.
What success will look like
Success will be measured by the numbers of patients we treat and the outcomes.
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 - Project Cost: £1,000,000Loading graph....
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
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.
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.
Clinical Director of Oncology and Medical Physics.
Consultant of Oncology
All donations will be greatly appreciated and help towards our goal