Study Confirms Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy Effectiveness for Early-Stage Lung Cancer

 

According to research from a phase III randomized international study from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, patients with operable stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) could achieve better overall survival rates if treated with stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR), also known as stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), rather than the current standard […]

 

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Austin CyberKnife’s Radiation Oncologists on Studio 512

 

 

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Study Finds CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives

 

A study recently published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the official journal of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, found that false-positive findings for CT-based screening for lung cancer were uncommon.  The results of the study is good news because even though CT-based screening for lung cancer in long-term […]

 

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The Seton Cancer Care Lung Health Program

 

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women and accounts for about 27% of all cancer related deaths.  Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined.  The ACS estimates that there will be about 224,390 new […]

 

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Cancer Prevention Recommendations Infographic

 

 

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Do These Three Things to Help Prevent Cancer

 

If your New Year’s resolution to get fit and healthy is already losing steam, February, which is National Cancer Prevention Month, is a great 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.  The Centers for Disease Control […]

 

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Treating Cancer with Less Discomfort and Downtime

 

 

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Austin CyberKnife: Your Cancer Physicians

 

 

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Seton Cancer Program Receives 2015 Innovator Award

 

Seton Cancer Program recently received an Innovator Award from the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC).  Since 2011, the ACCC Innovator Awards have honored exceptional cancer programs that advance the goal of improving cancer care access, quality, and cost-effectiveness.  The 5th annual awards were given to six cancer programs that exhibited forward-thinking strategic planning and […]

 

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Infographic: Lung Cancer

 

 

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