For patients seeking support for a new diagnosis, building relationships with other patients and hearing from survivors can be a motivational and uplifting experience. The AVM Survivors Network is a support group for patients with arteriovenous malformations, or defects to the circulatory system commonly found in the brain and spinal cord. The network aims to […]
Lung tumors, prostate cancer, and brain tumors are among our center’s most frequently treated diseases, yet the CyberKnife® can also treat other diseases through stereotactic body radiation therapy. Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM): AVMs are abnormal connections between arteries and veins that commonly occur in the brain and spine. Blood typically enters the brain through arteries, moves […]
Patient Resources: Kidney Cancer Association Launches Online Caring Community
The Kidney Cancer Association and Lotsa Helping Hands, an online community network, recently announced a new partnership to support caregivers of patients with kidney cancer through free online caring communities. The service enables a family member, friend, colleague, or neighbor to create an online community to organize help for kidney cancer caregivers day-to-day and during […]
Determining a diagnosis and seeking treatment are important steps in the process of healing, but support from friends and loved ones can have the biggest impact on a patient’s quality of life. Living With TN is an online support group for trigeminal neuralgia (TN) patients with the mission to be a resource for “information, discussion, […]
CyberKnife® has several benefits including shorter treatment times, no need for incision or sedation and minimal side effects. Below, Austin CyberKnife medical director Dr. Doug Rivera further explains the CyberKnife® treatment process and unique qualities of our center.