CYBERKNIFE: NEW HOPE FOR INOPERABLE TUMORS

CYBERKNIFE: NEW HOPE FOR INOPERABLE TUMORS

While many people have heard of CyberKnife, they couldn’t explain exactly what it is other than some new way to treat cancer. CyberKnife treatments are much more than that. For some people, it is a way to avoid traditional cancer treatments that can be quite brutal on...
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CANCER?

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CANCER?

Contrary to popular belief, the term “cancer” doesn’t refer to one type of disease, but rather to a large group of diseases. Cancers happen when cells suddenly divide quickly and abnormally, and they can spread to other tissues and organs. Whereas normal cells divide...
SYMPTOMS OF CERVICAL CANCER

SYMPTOMS OF CERVICAL CANCER

First, some good news: Thanks to the widespread use of the Pap smear, the incidence and mortality rate from cervical cancer has significantly decreased in the U.S. over the past 60 years. Nevertheless, approximately 11,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer...
PROSTATE CANCER SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

PROSTATE CANCER SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

If there is one form of cancer that is top-of-mind to men of a certain age, it’s prostate cancer – and with good cause. About one in nine men will be diagnosed with the disease within their lifetime, so it’s important for men to be vigilant in looking for any signs...

WHAT ARE THE EARLY SIGNS OF CERVICAL CANCER?

Each year, approximately 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer, a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix in the lower part of the uterus. That may seem like a relatively low number, but cervical cancer used to be the most...

HOW CAN CYBERKNIFE HELP WITH LUNG CANCER?

Being told you have lung cancer can be a frightening experience. But if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with the disease, you’re not alone. More than 200,000 Americans find themselves in this situation each year, and just because you’re one of them doesn’t mean...