Dr. Heuser’s CyberKnife Story

 

Watch general surgeon, Dr. Louis Heuser, talk about why he chose CyberKnife for the treatment of his prostate cancer. Dr. Heuser was very happy with the quick treatments and the fact that he was able to stay close to home and continue to work and see his patients. It’s Your Prostate, Your Cancer, Your Choice.

 

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Columbus CyberKnife: Treat Prostate Cancer in 5 Treatments

 

Watch Douglas W. Widman, M.D., Medical Director at Columbus CyberKnife, and Thomas, a CyberKnife patient, talk about how CyberKnife is an excellent treatment option for prostate cancer. CyberKnife is as effective as surgery and is completed in only 5 outpatient treatment sessions compared to the 44 you have with traditional radiation therapy. In addition, CyberKnife […]

 

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Your Prostate, Your Cancer, Your Choice

 

 

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The Importance of Getting a Second Opinion

 

A recent article from CancerConnect.com, a patient-focused cancer website, suggests that if you have been diagnosed with cancer, seeking a second opinion will allow you to learn more about your cancer type and make truly informed decisions about treatment.  The article recommends that all cancer patients should consider seeing at least one additional expert after […]

 

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SBRT Offers Prostate Cancer Patients High Cancer Control and Low Toxicity in Fewer Treatments

 

According to research presented at the recent 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), high dose stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for men newly-diagnosed with low- or intermediate-risk prostate cancer results in shorter treatment times, low severe toxicity, and excellent cancer control rates.    Although prostate tumors generally respond well to radiation […]

 

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Health Tips for Men about Prostate Cancer

 

 

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Community Conversation on Prostate Cancer Education

 

 

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Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Shows 98 Percent Prostate Cancer Cure

 

According to researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, a five-year study shows that stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) offers a higher cure rate for prostate cancer than more traditional approaches.  The study, the first trial to publish five-year results from SBRT treatment for prostate cancer, found a 98.6 percent […]

 

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Common Symptoms of Prostate Cancer Infographic

 

 

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Prostate Cancer Treated More Aggressively in the City

 

According to a recent study published in the journal Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases, urban men with localized prostate cancer may be more likely to get surgery or radiation than their rural peers.  Men had 23 percent higher odds of getting these aggressive treatments when they lived in densely populated U.S. counties than if they […]

 

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