Public Meeting to Discuss Patient Access to Prostate Cancer Treatment
Posted on November 22, 2011 at 10:33 AM
On December 13, Noridian, a local Medicare carrier covering thousands of lives in (Seattle or Phoenix), is holding a public meeting to discuss coverage policies for various treatments including the use of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), also known as CyberKnife radiosurgery, for prostate cancer.
CyberKnife radiosurgery is a non-invasive approach to treating prostate cancer and requires 5 days to complete. The use of the treatment is supported by peer-reviewed, published research.
To attend the meeting, you must register by November 29 by contacting Marie Gray at 425-697-8515 or by email at Marie.Gray@noridian.com
· If you are unable to attend, you can submit written comments to Noridian to express your thoughts on patient access to CyberKnife radiosurgery for prostate cancer.
More information about CyberKnife radiosurgery can be found online at www.cyberknife.com