Gamma Knife centre at QSRC – treating brain tumours and disorders
The Gamma Knife Centre at QSRC is a partnership between University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Medical Equipment Solutions Limited. Located at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, the UK’s largest dedicated neurological and neurosurgical hospital. We are the NHSE designated Supra Centre for the South of England providing a high quality radiosurgery service for NHS and private patients delivering Gamma Knife Radiosurgery to treat brain tumours and other intracranial indications.
A ‘Secondary’ or Metastatic tumour is defined as a tumour which has spread distantly from the original or ‘Primary’ cancer site, through the blood circulation, lymphatic system or spinal fluid. This can involve either a single lesion (Metastasis) or multiple tumours (Metastases). Metastases can in theory spread to any point in the body, but for the purposes of Gamma Knife, only brain metastases are suitable for treatment.
Gamma Knife can treat