Brain Tumors with Shannon D. Cox, M.D.

Studio 512 recently paid a visit to Austin CyberKnife to cover brain tumors. Watch as Austin CyberKnife radiation oncologist Shannon D. Cox, M.D. discusses the different types of brain tumors, symptoms of brain tumors, how brain tumors are treated by the CyberKnife System, and the advantages of CyberKnife treatment for brain tumors.

The Role of Nutrition in Cancer Care

March is National Nutrition Month.  A nutrition education and information campaign, created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, that focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. We all know that good nutrition is important for good health.  This statement is even truer for cancer

Study Finds SBRT Better than Surgery in Post-Treatment Lung Cancer Survival

In a recent new study published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, patients with non-small cell lung cancer who underwent stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) had a better post-treatment survival rate than those who received surgery. The gold standard for the treatment

Preventing Cancer

February is National Cancer Prevention Month.  If your New Year’s resolution to get healthy is already losing steam, now is a perfect time to give yourself a second chance.  Renew your efforts to make healthier choices by learning what you can do to help reduce your cancer risk. Research has shown that more than half

National Radon Action Month

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year.  In fact, the EPA and the U.S. Surgeon General urge all Americans to protect their health by testing their homes, schools, and other buildings for radon. Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless

Dr. McCurdy Discusses Metastatic Cancer on Studio 512

Watch Matthew McCurdy, M.D., radiation oncologist at Austin CyberKnife, discuss metastatic cancer on KXAN’s Studio 512. In his interview segment, Dr. McCurdy covers what metastatic cancer is and how it is treated with the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System.

Dr. Cox Discusses Lung Cancer on Studio 512

In honor of November being National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Shannon D. Cox, M.D., radiation oncologist at Austin CyberKnife, was a guest on KXAN’s Studio 512 to discuss lung cancer. Dr. Cox covered what lung cancer is, current stats for lung cancer, how lung cancer is treated with the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System, and CyberKnife