Lynn Cancer Institute Has Begun Treating Patients with ViewRay MRIdian® MR-Guided Radiation Therapy System, one of only three cancer centers in South Florida
DELRAY BEACH, FL – April 19, 2023 – Eugene M. & Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health Cancer Care, has begun treating its first patients with the ViewRay MR-Guided® Radiation Therapy System. The Lynn Cancer Institute becomes one of only three cancer centers in South Florida offering this novel technology. This is the second ViewRay MR-Guided® Radiation Therapy System in the Baptist Health Cancer Care system, with the Miami Cancer Institute treating patients since 2018.
Lynn Cancer Institute, based at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, is one of the largest cancer centers in South Florida and is accredited as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons. The Lynn Cancer Institute treats an estimated 4,000 newly diagnosed cancer patients each year with multimodality teams who specialize in a specific site of cancer. The cancer team provides the highest level of care for each specific disease site, by utilizing the most advanced technology and treatments available.
“It brings me great joy to provide our patients with this treatment modality. The MRIdian SMART system will revolutionize our approach for radiation treatment in Palm Beach and deliver lifesaving care, particularly for patients with difficult to treat tumors, such as pancreas and liver cancers" shared Michael Kasper, M.D., medical director of radiation oncology at Lynn Cancer Institute. The coordination of care will be executed by Youssef Zeidan, M.D., PhD and Hina Saeed, M.D. , radiation oncologists with Eugene M. & Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute.
The ViewRay MR-Guided® Radiation Therapy System will be housed in Lynn Cancer Institute’s Delray Beach satellite location at 16313 South Military Trail Delray Beach, FL 33484. To request more information, feel free to call 561.955.7200.
About Baptist Health Cancer Care
Baptist Health Cancer Care is the largest cancer program in South Florida, providing local, out-of-state and international patients with the most advanced cancer care. With locations from the Florida Keys to the Palm Beaches, the program provides cancer patients access to a full array of innovative clinical trials, physicians dedicated to bringing discovery to the bedside, access to personalized cancer treatments and comprehensive patient support services – all delivered with unparalleled compassion. Baptist Health Cancer Care includes its state-of-the-art premier institutes, Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute and Baptist Health Lynn Cancer Institute, with renowned subspecialized surgical oncologists, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists, and highly advanced technologies available to treat every common and rare cancer.
Baptist Health Cancer Care is part of Baptist Health, based in South Florida, providing care through a network of 12 hospitals as well as more than 150 outpatient facilities and physician practices, welcoming more than 1.5 million patients from around the world each year. Baptist Health Cancer Care is also Florida’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, an alliance based on common standards of care and many shared clinical trials.
To learn more about Baptist Health Cancer Care, visit Baptisthealth.net/cancercare.