Discussing Prostate Cancer on Studio 512

 

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is observed every September in the United States by health experts and advocates, and individuals concerned with men’s prostate health. Designating a month for the disease serves the purpose of increasing public awareness of the importance of prostate health and screenings, educating about risk factors and symptoms, and advocating for […]

 

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Prostate Cancer Treatment and Sexual Function

 

When deciding which treatment option is best for their prostate cancer, men take numerous factors into consideration.  While their physician’s recommendation does play an important role in the treatment decision, in the end, most men make the choice that is best for them.  That choice is often based on treatment outcomes and side effects, and […]

 

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Battling Prostate Cancer With Austin CyberKnife

 

The precision at Austin CyberKnife means faster recovery and better quality of life through treatment for their prostate cancer patients. Watch Paiman Ghafoori, M.D., board-certified radiation oncologist at Austin CyberKnife join KXAN TV in the studio to talk about the benefits of using CyberKnife technology to treat prostate cancer. Dr. Ghafoori also discusses risk factors […]

 

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Prostate Cancer: Know Your Options

 

Thanks to advancements in research and treatment methods, men diagnosed with prostate cancer have more options and resources available to them than ever before. Whether you or a loved one has been newly diagnosed with prostate cancer, talking to your doctor to learn more about the disease and treatments that are right for you is […]

 

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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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