2016-17 Cancer Network Annual Report

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Clinical Firsts

A Sentara Cancer Network Timeline

  1. 1990’s
    • Radiosurgery
    • Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation
    • Monoclonal Antibody Therapy
    • High-Dose Rate Remote Afterloading Brachytherapy
  2. 2000’s
    • Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC)
    • Robotic Radiosurgery with CyberKnife┬«
    • Intraoperative Radiation (Intrabeam)
    • SIR-Spheres®
    • Nurse Navigator
    • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
    • TransOral Robotic Surgery for Head / Neck Cancer (TORS)
    • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEMS)
    • High-Dose Radiation for Skin Cancer
    • Radiofrequency Ablation and Cryoablation for Lung Cancer
    • Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT)
    • Whipple Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer
    • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  3. 2010’s
    • CT Lung Screening Program
    • TheraSphere®
    • Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy (ENB)
    • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
    • Cancer Rehabilitation
    • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
    • Interleukin-2 (IL-2)
    • 3D Mammography (Tomosynthesis)
    • Alliance for clinical trials in oncology and NRG Oncology memberships
    • Laparoscopic Pancreatic Duodenectomy
    • Breast Tumor Radioactive Seed Localization
    • Microwave Ablation and Cryoablation
    • Advanced Neurosurgical Oncology: Awake Craniotomy and Brain Mapping, NICO Brain Path and 6 Pillars Approach, NeuroBlate, Optune
    • Next generation sequencing molecular testing
    • Skull-Base tumor program
    • Thoracic fast-track clinic
    • DTI tractography
    • Comprehensive gynecologic oncology program
    • Sentara-EVMS Comprehensive Head and Neck Program
    • Sentara Neuro-Oncology Center
    • Sentara-EVMS Skull Base Center