Austin CyberKnife Medical Director Speaks at Us TOO Meeting

 

Douglas J. Rivera, M.D., Radiation Oncologist and Medical Director at Austin CyberKnife, recently spoke at the Williamson County Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group chapter meeting. The meeting, which takes place on the second Thursday of every month, was held at 3 p.m. on April 11 at the Baylor Scott & White Clinic community room […]

 

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Treating Prostate Cancer with CyberKnife Technology: Phil’s Story

 

At his annual physical in the spring of 2016, Phil Van Ostrand’s primary care physician told him that his PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) level was elevated. The 72-year-old Woodcreek, Texas resident was not too alarmed, he had heard this news before. “I had struggled with intermediate and high PSA levels off and on for several years,” […]

 

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Studies Show CyberKnife Provides Excellent Prostate Cancer Survival Rates in Five or Fewer Sessions

 

Accuray Incorporated, developer and manufacturer of the CyberKnife® System, announced that published data from two multicenter studies using differing protocols provide consistent results and reinforce the use of the CyberKnife system for the effective management of low-and intermediate-risk prostate cancer.  The studies are the largest conducted to date evaluating stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) in […]

 

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Dr. McCurdy Discusses Prostate Cancer on Studio 512

 

In honor of September being National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, watch Matthew McCurdy, M.D., radiation oncologist at Austin CyberKnife, discuss prostate cancer, how it is treated with the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System, and CyberKnife treatment benefits for patients.

 

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Dr. McCurdy Discusses Prostate Cancer on Studio 512

 

Watch Matthew McCurdy, M.D., radiation oncologist at Austin CyberKnife, discuss prostate cancer, how it is treated with the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System and CyberKnife treatment benefits for patients, on KXAN’s Studio 512.

 

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Dr. Rivera and Dr. Chhikara Discuss Prostate Cancer on Studio 512

 

Watch Douglas J. Rivera, M.D. radiation oncologist and Medical Director at Austin CyberKnife and Subir Chhikara, M.D., urologist at Austin Urological Associates discuss the risk factors, signs, symptoms, and stats associated with prostate cancer, prostate cancer screenings, and how prostate cancer is treated with the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System on KXAN’s Studio 512.

 

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American Urological Association, American Society for Radiation Oncology, and the Society of Urologic Oncology Release Joint Prostate Cancer Guidelines

 

Last week, the American Urological Association (AUA), the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), and the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) released collaborative clinical guidelines for managing localized prostate cancer which offers a framework for shared decision-making between physicians and patients.  Through this collaboration, the committee provided guidance on active surveillance and on which treatments […]

 

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Dr. Heuser’s Prostate Cancer Story

 

  Watch general surgeon, Dr. Louis Heuser, talk about why he chose CyberKnife for the treatment of his prostate cancer. Dr. Heuser was very happy with the quick treatments and the fact that he was able to stay close to home and continue to work and see his patients. It’s Your Prostate, Your Cancer, Your […]

 

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Dr. Cox Discusses Prostate Cancer on Studio 512

 

 

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Scientists Find New Gene Tool for Predicting Course of Prostate Cancer

 

A recent research paper in Oncotarget, a weekly peer-reviewed open access medical journal covering research on all aspects of oncology, reported that researchers from UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute and Roswell Park Cancer Institute have discovered a possible new tool for predicting whether prostate cancer will reoccur following surgery based on the expression patterns of […]

 

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