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Louisville CyberKnife Highlights Achievements in Lung Cancer Treatment

This month Louisville CyberKnife completes its first year of operations at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. The center opened last fall as the first program to offer stereotactic body radiation therapy using CyberKnife® technology in Kentuckiana and the second in the state of Kentucky. The availability of this treatment has been particularly important for…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Each October, the breast cancer community gathers to raise awareness and garner support for the fight against breast cancer. There are many ways to support the more than 232,340 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Below are a few opportunities to get involved and find support in the Louisville area. Making…

Louisville CyberKnife Celebrates First Year at James Graham Brown Cancer Center

This month Louisville CyberKnife is celebrating one year since launching the CyberKnife program at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. We’ve treated more than 100 patients with stereotactic body radiation therapy. In addition, we celebrated a number of milestones this year including: The endorsement of SBRT as a primary option for prostate cancer treatment by…

Blog for a Cure: Influential Prostate Cancer Blogs

For diagnosed prostate cancer patients and families seeking information, the most powerful insights can come from those who have experienced the disease firsthand. Connecting with other patients or their families can provide a community for emotional support and a comfortable space to seek advice. Check out the blogs below for some of the most influential…

From the Doc: Benefits of SBRT for Prostate Cancer Patients

Find out how stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) with CyberKnife® can benefit prostate cancer patients. Below are some advantages from our medical director Dr. Shiao Woo. What sets CyberKnife apart from other treatment options? CyberKnife offers patients a noninvasive treatment option that doesn’t impede their lifestyle. CyberKnife can treat prostate cancer patients in five or…

Prostate Series: Treatment Comparison

Once prostate cancer has been diagnosed, the right treatment option can vary greatly depending on a number of factors. Not only is the stage and grade of the tumor important, but also the age, health and lifestyle of the patient. Below is a basic overview of prostate cancer treatment options. Consult your doctor and physicians…

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommends CT Lung Cancer Screening

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently released a recommendation in favor of CT lung cancer screening for long-term smokers. Though still pending finalization, the recommendation applies to current and heavy smokers between 55 and 79 and could be a huge step in diagnosing high-risk patients sooner. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is…

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