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Laurenz's Story: CyberKnife Successfully Treated My Acoustic Neuroma

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Follow CyberKnife Radiation Therapy Laurenz is living life to the fullest.

Are All Brain Tumors Cancerous?

Are All Brain Tumors Cancerous?

A brain tumor is a growth of cells in or on the brain that is abnormal. Unlike normal cells in the body, tumor cells continue to divide and grow uncontrollably as more cells accumulate on the mass.


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Most mammals are prone to cancer, but elephants are strangely resistant. While they're not completely immune, compared to humans they rarely get cancer especially considering that they have 100 times the number of cells that humans do. Interesting read.

Breast Cancer Radiation Treatment Reduced to One Single Dose

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"Standard radiation treatment for breast cancer ranges from 16-33 radiation treatments delivered to the entire breast over a period of three to six weeks. Single-dose radiation is less disruptive to patients’ lives. “We have taken the concept of a single dose of radiation delivered to the tumor area intra-operatively and are trying to make it accessible to the general radiation-oncology public using the CyberKnife, which is a robotic radiation machine that can treat a focused point.”

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy May Improve Overall Survival in Early-Stage Lung Cancer

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Studies show that Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, SBRT, may lead to improved survival outcomes for patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)