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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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Cancer Screen Week 2020

 

Cancer Screen Week 2020According to the American Cancer Society, almost 607,000 people are expected to die from cancer in 2020. Regular screening can help find certain cancers early when they are most likely to be treated successfully. This Cancer Screen Week (Dec 7-11), help us raise awareness and learn more of the potentially lifesaving benefits […]

 

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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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Dr. Ghafoori Discusses Treating Lung Cancer with CyberKnife® on KXAN Studio 512

 

 

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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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Austin CyberKnife Shares Signs and Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer

 

 March is National Colorectal Cancer awareness month and with us this morning was Dr. Douglas J Riverera, a board-certified “Radiation oncologist” with Austin Cyberknife to tell us more. What is colorectal cancer and what are some risk factors associated with it? Colorectal cancer, also known as bowel cancer, colon cancer, or rectal cancer, is […]

 

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Trigeminal Neuralgia: Vernon’s Story

 


Vernon Traxler suffered from painful trigeminal neuralgia for over 16 years before he found relief with CyberKnife. Watch Vernon explain what those years felt like and how he feels now after being treated at Austin CyberKnife.

 

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Dr. Brown Discusses National Cancer Prevention Month

 

Cancer affects many Central Texans in different ways and February is National Cancer Prevention month. Dr. Stephen Brown is a board-certified “Radiation oncologist” with Austin Cyberknife, and he was in studio to talk about cancer screenings and prevention tips. February is National Cancer Prevention Month. What is the purpose of the month? National Cancer Prevention […]

 

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