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Austin CyberKnife Welcomes Matthew McCurdy, M.D., Ph.D., DABR to Staff

 

Austin CyberKnife announced that Matthew McCurdy, M.D., Ph.D., DABR has joined their cancer care treatment team and will be offering radiation oncology services to patients throughout Austin and the surrounding communities.  Dr. Matthew McCurdy is a board certified radiation oncologist.  He completed his medical school and residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, […]

 

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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® Supports SBRT for Prostate Cancer

 

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network recently updated their patient guide that supports stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for prostate cancer.  The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a not-for-profit alliance of 26 of the world’s leading cancer centers, is dedicated to improving the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of care for patients with cancer.   NCCN aims […]

 

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Presentation: Prostate Cancer Prevention

 

Prostate cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the U.S., greatly impacts the lives of those diagnosed with the disease, as well as their family and friends. At Austin CyberKnife, we encourage men and their loved ones to be aware of prostate cancer prevention tactics to potentially reduce the risk of […]

 

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Men’s Health Month: Questions to Ask Your Urologist

 

Each June, Men’s Health Month is recognized with a goal of heightening awareness of preventable health problems and encouraging early detection and treatment of disease among men. Through screenings, health fairs, educational initiatives and various outreach activities, men are made aware of the importance of seeking regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and […]

 

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Metastatic Lung Cancer: Treatment Options When Cancer Spreads

 

Metastatic lung cancer occurs when cancer cells spread to other areas of the body from a primary tumor in the lung. Lung cancer has the ability to metastasize to several areas of the body and most often spreads to the adrenal glands, liver, bones, brain or other lung through the blood or lymphatic system. There […]

 

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Common Cancer Terms: Adjuvant Therapy

 

Upon receiving the news of a cancer diagnosis, you and your loved ones may be presented with a number of unfamiliar medical terms as you begin to research treatment options. One term you may encounter if you are preparing to undergo treatment for advanced or metastatic cancer is adjuvant therapy. Adjuvant therapy serves as an […]

 

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Cancer Research Month: SBRT Shows Effectiveness for Early-Stage Lung Cancer

 

The American Association for Cancer Research acknowledges May as National Cancer Research Month to recognize high-quality, innovative cancer research and make it a top priority. Through various studies, researchers are able to identify cancer risk factors and evaluate optimal treatment options for cancer patients. One recent study revealed excellent long-term, local control rates for medically […]

 

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Brain Tumor Awareness Month: Types of Tumors and Treatment Options

 

According to the American Brain Tumor Association, nearly 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a brain tumor. May is recognized nationally as Brain Tumor Awareness Month, a period devoted to spreading awareness about brain tumors through community-powered education and providing opportunities to get involved and offer support for those affected by the disease. […]

 

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Research Study: Cancer Patients Want Input in Treatment Plans

 

A recent study published in JAMA Oncology explored whether shared decision-making was associated with patient ratings of care quality and physician communication. Researchers gathered data on more than 5,300 patients with colon or lung cancer who participated in the Cancer Care Outcomes Research and Surveillance Consortium study. These patients reported their role in over 10,000 […]

 

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Treatment Comparison: Proton Therapy vs. CyberKnife

 

Patients seeking an advanced treatment option for their prostate cancer may compare CyberKnife® and proton therapy. While both are known for their precision and minimal side effects, each targets the tumor differently. CyberKnife technology performs stereotactic body radiation therapy. During treatment, high doses of radiation are delivered to the prostate with sub-millimeter precision, minimizing damage […]

 

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