Shorter Radiation Regimen Gets Same Results as Conventional Treatment

 

Researchers at the 2016 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium reported that a recent 2016 study found that prostate cancer radiation regimen that delivers less radiation over a shorter period of time still provides equivalent oncologic control for low-risk patients as does conventional radiation schemes.  For the study, published earlier this year in the American Society of Clinical […]

 

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8 Common Symptoms of Prostate Cancer infographic

 

 

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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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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 […]

 

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Lung Cancer Facts infographic

 

 

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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 […]

 

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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 […]

 

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Cancer Prevention Recommendations Infographic

 

 

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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 […]

 

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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 […]

 

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