Questions to Ask About Brain Tumors

May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month, a time to educate others, fundraise, and offer support to brain tumor patients. Austin CyberKnife is participating in this effort by encouraging patients with newly diagnosed brain tumors to seek information and second opinions about treatment options and their care plan. It’s important for you to have honest,

Dr. Ghafoori and Dr. Bobustuc Discuss Brain Tumors on Studio 512

  Board-certified physicians Paiman Ghafoori, MD, radiation oncologist with Austin CyberKnife and George Bobustuc, MD, neuro-oncologist with Austin Cancer Center discuss brain tumors, specifically metastatic brain cancer, how it is treated with the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System, and the benefit of radiation oncologists, neuro-oncologists, and neurosurgeons working together on KXAN’s Studio

National Brain Tumor Awareness Month

May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.  Driven by advancement in research, surgical techniques, genetic discoveries, and much more, it has never been a better time to take action on brain tumors. The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), an organization whose mission is to unrelentingly invest in, mobilize, and unite our community to discover a

Cancer Prevention during a Pandemic

With February being recognized as National Cancer Prevention Month, now is a good time to discuss cancer, and most importantly, how to prevent it. According to the recent 2021 Facts and Figures released by the American Cancer Society (ACS), a substantial proportion of cancers could be prevented, including all cancers caused by tobacco use and

Cancer Screen Week 2020

Cancer Screen Week 2020According to the American Cancer Society, almost 607,000 people are expected to die from cancer in 2020. Regular screening can help find certain cancers early when they are most likely to be treated successfully. This Cancer Screen Week (Dec 7-11), help us raise awareness and learn more of the potentially lifesaving benefits

Austin CyberKnife Scores High in Patient Satisfaction

There are several factors a patient may consider when choosing where to receive their cancer treatment.  Is the center close to their home?  How much experience does the center have treating their type of cancer?  Does the center offer clinical trials? Another factor patients consider, now more than ever due to social media, are patient