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Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many cancer patients are having to make the difficult decision to continue with their current cancer regimen or delay treatments.  Cancer patients and physicians must carefully weigh the potential benefit of routine cancer care versus the risk of COVID-19. To help ease these decisions, several peer-reviewed, non-profit cancer care organizations

Austin CyberKnife Shares Signs and Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer

 March is National Colorectal Cancer awareness month and with us this morning was Dr. Douglas J Riverera, a board-certified “Radiation oncologist” with Austin Cyberknife to tell us more. What is colorectal cancer and what are some risk factors associated with it? Colorectal cancer, also known as bowel cancer, colon cancer, or rectal cancer, is

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Vernon’s Story

Vernon Traxler suffered from painful trigeminal neuralgia for over 16 years before he found relief with CyberKnife. Watch Vernon explain what those years felt like and how he feels now after being treated at Austin CyberKnife.

Dr. Brown Discusses National Cancer Prevention Month

Cancer affects many Central Texans in different ways and February is National Cancer Prevention month. Dr. Stephen Brown is a board-certified “Radiation oncologist” with Austin Cyberknife, and he was in studio to talk about cancer screenings and prevention tips. February is National Cancer Prevention Month. What is the purpose of the month? National Cancer Prevention

Dr. Cox Discusses Lung Cancer on Studio 512

In recognition of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Shannon D. Cox, M.D., Radiation Oncologist at Austin CyberKnife, was a guest on KXAN TV’s Studio 512. Dr. Cox discussed lung cancer, how lung cancer is treated with the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System, and CyberKnife treatment benefits for patients.

Trigeminal Neuralgia on Studio 512

Watch Paiman Ghafoori, M.D., a radiation oncologist at Austin CyberKnife and Ramsey Ashour, M.D., a neurosurgeon at Seton Brain and Spine, discuss Trigeminal Neuralgia on KXAN TV’s Studio 512. The physicians cover how it is treated with CyberKnife technology and the benefits of CyberKnife treatment.

Discussing Prostate Cancer on Studio 512

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is observed every September in the United States by health experts and advocates, and individuals concerned with men’s prostate health. Designating a month for the disease serves the purpose of increasing public awareness of the importance of prostate health and screenings, educating about risk factors and symptoms, and advocating for

Prostate Cancer Treatment and Sexual Function

When deciding which treatment option is best for their prostate cancer, men take numerous factors into consideration.  While their physician’s recommendation does play an important role in the treatment decision, in the end, most men make the choice that is best for them.  That choice is often based on treatment outcomes and side effects, and

Battling Prostate Cancer With Austin CyberKnife

The precision at Austin CyberKnife means faster recovery and better quality of life through treatment for their prostate cancer patients. Watch Paiman Ghafoori, M.D., board-certified radiation oncologist at Austin CyberKnife join KXAN TV in the studio to talk about the benefits of using CyberKnife technology to treat prostate cancer. Dr. Ghafoori also discusses risk factors