Studio 512: Treating Lung Cancer with CyberKnife Technology
Watch Twisha Verma, M.D., Radiation Oncologist at Austin CyberKnife, discuss lung and cancer and metastatic lung cancer, how they are treated with the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System, and CyberKnife treatment benefits for patients.
In honor of February being National Cancer Prevention Month, Stephen Brown, M.D., radiation oncologist at Austin CyberKnife, visited Studio 512 to talk about ways to lower your risk of a cancer diagnosis. Dr. Brown discussed cancer prevention tips, cancer screenings, and vaccinations.
Patient Education: Cancer Recurrence Common Terms and What They Mean
Once treatment is completed, many cancer survivors find they have still have issues and concerns that they did not expect. The one people fear the most is the news that the cancer has come back. Patients coping with a second cancer diagnosis may hear unfamiliar medical terms related to their disease and its treatment. We’ve […]
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 […]
When facing a cancer diagnosis of any kind, maintaining or adopting healthy habits is a beneficial step a patient can take before, during and after treatment. Consider these tips from the National Cancer Institute to stay healthy during your cancer treatment. Prepare for treatment by beginning a healthy diet plan. Eating healthy may lower your risk […]
Austin CyberKnife medical director Dr. Doug Rivera’s interest in stereotactic radiosurgery began after seeing a family member undergo the treatment as a pre-med student. Since that experience, he has gone on to become a member of the American College of Radiology, the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology and the American Brachytherapy Society. He also […]