September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

 

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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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® Supports SBRT for Prostate Cancer

 

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network recently updated their patient guide that supports stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for prostate cancer.  The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a not-for-profit alliance of 26 of the world’s leading cancer centers, is dedicated to improving the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of care for patients with cancer.   NCCN aims […]

 

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Presentation: Prostate Cancer Prevention

 

Prostate cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the U.S., greatly impacts the lives of those diagnosed with the disease, as well as their family and friends. At Austin CyberKnife, we encourage men and their loved ones to be aware of prostate cancer prevention tactics to potentially reduce the risk of […]

 

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Men’s Health Month: Questions to Ask Your Urologist

 

Each June, Men’s Health Month is recognized with a goal of heightening awareness of preventable health problems and encouraging early detection and treatment of disease among men. Through screenings, health fairs, educational initiatives and various outreach activities, men are made aware of the importance of seeking regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and […]

 

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SBRT for Prostate Cancer: Clinical Studies and Guidelines

 

Over the last few years, there have been several clinical studies that have examined stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for the treatment of prostate cancer. Results of these studies have driven leading clinical professional organizations to include SBRT as an appropriate, first-line treatment option for prostate cancer in their recommendations and guidelines. Below are a […]

 

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Prostate Cancer Treatment Options for Newly Diagnosed Patients

 

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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Get a Second Opinion on Prostate Cancer Treatment from a Radiation Oncologist

 

If you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms of prostate cancer, your physician may recommend screening or additional tests to confirm a diagnosis. Though a urologist most often performs the tests, it is recommended that a second opinion be sought before deciding on a treatment plan. A second opinion can help you to feel […]

 

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Frequently Asked Questions: SBRT for Prostate Cancer

 

If you or a loved one is interested in receiving stereotactic body radiation therapy for prostate cancer, it’s important to take time to meet with your physician and ask questions so you and your family feel prepared for the treatment process. Below are a few suggested questions to discuss more in depth with your doctor. […]

 

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Presentation: What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer Prevention

 

As the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, prostate cancer not only impacts the lives of those diagnosed with the disease, but also their friends and family. Austin CyberKnife encourages men and their loved ones to be aware of prostate cancer prevention tactics, which may reduce the risk of developing the disease […]

 

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Presentation: Prostate Cancer Prevention

 

Prostate cancer is among the most common cancers diagnosed in men today. View this presentation for information on risk factors and how to reduce your risk of diagnosis. This is not intended as medical advice to replace the expertise and judgment of your health care team. It is intended to help you and your family […]

 

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