March 1, 2021
CyberKnife 101: What Cancer Patients Should Know
There are several different ways to administer radiation therapy, which is a type of treatment that is used to kill cancer cells. One powerful method is known as the CyberKnife. The CyberKnife system is one way to deliver stereotactic body radiotherapy (... read more
March 1, 2021
Radiation Therapy for Early-Stage Lung Cancer
Surgery has long been the gold standard for treating early-stage lung cancer, but it’s not the right treatment option for everyone. Now, a form of highly targeted radiation therapy (stereotactic body radiotherapy, or SBRT) is proving to be an equally... read more
March 1, 2021
Radiation Therapy: Getting a Second Opinion
Radiation is a highly effective therapy that is used to treat many types of cancer, but it’s also a very complex treatment. That’s why if you are diagnosed with cancer and radiation therapy is recommended, you should consider getting a second opinion before... read more
July 23, 2019
Should You Get a Second Opinion for Pancreatic Cancer?
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, you most likely want to start treatment as soon as possible, but it’s worth the effort to seek a second medical opinion first. Most pancreatic cancers tend to be found at a later stage when... read more
May 15, 2019
Dispelling Some Common Radiation Therapy Myths
Radiation therapy is a frequent treatment for many types of cancers. But sometimes it can be misunderstood. So if you or a loved one are about to start treatment, it’s helpful to have the facts. Here are six things that many patients mistakenly believe... read more
March 21, 2019
The Good News About Radiation Treatments and Your Skin
Many people think skin problems go hand-in-hand with radiation treatments for cancer. But that’s not always the case anymore. “Basically, most things we do now don’t impact the skin at all” said Eric M. Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO, Chair of Radiation... read more