The treatment is non-invasive, giving suitable patients an effective alternative to surgery and is now available at Icon in Greenslopes Private Hospital.
With more than 350,000 non-melanoma skin cancers treated each year the need for skin cancer services is great. This treatment uses low energy x-rays to target the cancerous site, with the ability to treat multiple lesions at once and a reduced chance of scarring.
The treatment only takes a few minutes per day, with a couple of sessions a week across several weeks depending on the patient and type of skin cancer. The treatment has minimal recovery periods and improved cosmetic results. This Esteya machine is the first in Asia Pacific and only the 11th machine in the world.