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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,”

Dr. Cox Discusses Head and Neck Cancer on Studio 512

In recognition of April being Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month, our very own radiation oncologist Shannon D. Cox, M.D. was a guest on KXAN TV’s Studio 512 to discuss head and neck cancer. Dr. Cox talked about what head and neck cancer is, what type of cancers are defined as head and neck cancers,

Dr. Brown Discusses Lung Cancer on Studio 512

According to the American Cancer Society, almost 15,000 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed in Texas in 2019. Watch Austin CyberKnife radiation oncologist Stephen Brown, M.D. discuss this prolific disease on KXAN’s Studio 512. Dr. Brown discusses what is lung cancer and how it is staged, metastatic lung cancer, risk factors for lung

Coping with Cancer during the Holidays

As the classic holiday song goes, it is the most wonderful time of the year.  But do you know what else the happiest season of all brings?  Stress.  With all the planning, shopping, decorating and cooking, it’s easy to become tired and overwhelmed.  When cancer treatment is added to the mix, holiday stress can become