Category Archives: Radiosurgery

What is CyberKnife Radiosurgery?

CyberKnife Radiosurgery is a highly-advanced, non-invasive alternative to traditional surgery. While this surgery contains the word “knife,” there are actually no scalpels associated with this procedure! Instead, it uses computer-controlled robotics to deliver high doses of radiation to both cancerous and non-cancerous tumors. It can treat tumors in various areas throughout the body. Best of… Read More »

CyberKnife® Treatment for Acoustic Neuroma

Acoustic Neuroma, also called vestibular schwannoma is a slow growing benign (non-cancerous) tumor that forms in the inner ear at the vestibular cochlear nerve. This nerve connects the ear to the brain, which allows us to hear and convert sounds into messages that the brain can absorb. These types of brain tumors can put pressure… Read More »

Cyberknife Treatment for Brain Tumors

Early detection is critical in the success of treating brain tumors. Some people do not seek medical attention because they are terrified to undergo brain surgery or other brain tumor treatments. It is time to see your doctor if you are having a sudden onset of extreme headaches, vision problems, a drastic change in personality,… Read More »

The Benefits of Radiosurgery

Each year, millions of patients are diagnosed with metastatic spinal tumors. These tumors cause considerable pain, debilitation of the spinal column, instability, and neurological deficits, according to the National Institutes of Health. Over the last few years, radiosurgery has gained considerable notice among patients. Radiosurgery is a non-invasive procedure, which is considered an effective alternative… Read More »

Top Questions about CyberKnife Radiosurgery

Since October marks the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness month, there is no better time to speak about the many different treatments options now available to patients. In the past, there were few options other than invasive surgery, but fortunately, there have been many advances in cancer treatments. One innovative treatment is CyberKnife radiosurgery. To… Read More »

Top Patient Questions about Radiosurgery

For patients living with tumors, lesions, or certain functional disorders, there can never be too many tools to aid in treatment. One such tool is Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), an innovative, non-surgical option for patients living with these abnormalities or disorders. Essentially a precise form of radiation therapy, radiosurgery is a non-invasive alternative to more traditional… Read More »

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