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Study Finds CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives

A recent study published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the official journal of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, found that false-positive findings for CT-based screening for lung cancer were uncommon.  The results of the study is good news because even though CT-based screening for lung cancer in long-term

Dr. Shiao Woo Speaks at Gilda’s Club Cancer Support Group

On Tuesday, May 17, Shiao Woo M.D., M.B.B.S, F.A.C.R, Medical Director at Louisville Cyberknife, spoke at the Louisville chapter of Gilda’s Club.  Gilda’s Club is a community organization for people living with cancer, their families and friends.  Local chapters provide meeting places where those living with cancer, their families, and friends can join with others

Louisville CyberKnife Hosts Educational Cancer Dinner

On Monday, May 16, Louisville CyberKnife hosted a continuing medical education (CME) dinner for local physicians, primary care providers, hospital staff, and other local clinicians.   Continuing medical education consists of educational activities which serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services

Do These Three Things to Help Prevent Cancer

If your New Year’s resolution to get fit and healthy is already losing steam, February, which is National Cancer Prevention Month, is a great time to give yourself a second chance.  Renew your efforts to make healthier choices by learning what you can do to help reduce your cancer risk.  The Centers for Disease Control

Lung Cancer Pushes Kentucky's Cancer Rate to the Highest in the Nation

According to a recent article in USA Today, about 10,000 Kentuckians a year die from cancer, the highest rate in the nation.  Experts say the biggest culprit is lung cancer, which strikes and kills Kentuckians at rates 50% higher than the national average, but Kentucky’s death rates also rank in the Top 10 nationally for

Louisville CyberKnife Prostate Cancer Survivor Speaks at Us TOO Meeting

Louisville CyberKnife recently had prostate cancer survivor and former patient, Al Bissmeyer, speak at an Us TOO prostate cancer support group chapter meeting.  The meeting, which takes place on the second Wednesday of every month, was held December 9th at Jewish Medical Center East in Louisville.  Mr. Bissmeyer was a guest speaker at the meeting

Louisville CyberKnife Ranks Top in Company in Patient Satisfaction

Louisville CyberKnife has been ranked number one in patient satisfaction by Alliance Oncology, the nationwide leader in radiosurgery programs.   Louisville CyberKnife is a joint venture between James Graham Brown Cancer Center and Alliance Oncology.  Of the 31 radiation therapy centers that Alliance Oncology partners with, Louisville CyberKnife ranked first in patient satisfaction for the

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