Watch Douglas J. Rivera, M.D., Radiation Oncologist and Medical Director at Austin CyberKnife, and Jordan Amadio, M.D., Neurosurgeon at Seton Brain & Spine Institute Neurosurgery discuss brain cancer, specifically metastatic brain cancer, how it is treated with the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System and the benefit of radiation oncologists collaborating with neurosurgeons, on Studio 512.
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.
June is National Cancer Survivor Month. It is a month dedicated to celebrating and recognizing those who have survived cancer, an inspiration for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of support for families, and an outreach to the community. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the leading national public health institute […]
May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. According to the National Brain Tumor Society, who is committed to improving the lives of all those affected by brain tumors, more than 69,000 Americans will be diagnosed with a primary brain tumor this year. A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue in the brain or […]
My cancer came back. Four words that no one ever wants to say, or hear a loved one say. They fought the battle once and now their cancer is back and in a new location in their body. Metastatic cancer is a cancer that has spread from the place where it first started, to […]
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 […]
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. […]