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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

Prostate Cancer: Know Your Options

Thanks to advancements in research and treatment methods, men diagnosed with prostate cancer have more options and resources available to them than ever before. Whether you or a loved one has been newly diagnosed with prostate cancer, talking to your doctor to learn more about the disease and treatments that are right for you is

Dr. Cox Discusses Cancer Prevention and Survivorship on Studio 512

In honor of National Cancer Survivors Month, our very own board-certified radiation oncologist Shannon D. Cox, M.D. was a guest on KXAN TV’s Studio 512 to discuss cancer prevention and survivorship. Dr. Cox talked about what the month means, listed some stats on how death rates from cancer have decreased, discussed advancements in treatment technology

Austin CyberKnife Medical Director Speaks at Us TOO Meeting

Douglas J. Rivera, M.D., Radiation Oncologist and Medical Director at Austin CyberKnife, recently spoke at the Williamson County Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group chapter meeting. The meeting, which takes place on the second Thursday of every month, was held at 3 p.m. on April 11 at the Baylor Scott & White Clinic community room

Treating Prostate Cancer with CyberKnife Technology: Phil's Story

At his annual physical in the spring of 2016, Phil Van Ostrand’s primary care physician told him that his PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) level was elevated. The 72-year-old Woodcreek, Texas resident was not too alarmed, he had heard this news before. “I had struggled with intermediate and high PSA levels off and on for several years,”