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Telehealth and You

 

As more people become vaccinated, we are seeing the number of positive COVID-19 cases decline and more businesses and offices open up to in-person appointments.  For some patients though, especially those who are chronically ill, pregnant, elderly, or immunocompromised, there is still a concern about the transmission of COVID-19, as well as the spread of […]

 

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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, […]

 

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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 […]

 

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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 […]

 

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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 […]

 

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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 […]

 

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