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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Lung Cancer Infographic

 

 

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November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

 

November is officially Lung Cancer Awareness Month.  The event started back in 1995 as Lung Cancer Awareness Day.  As the lung cancer community and the lung cancer movement grew, the awareness activities increased and the day matured into Lung Cancer Awareness Month.  During the month, people throughout the country come together to support the lung […]

 

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Patient Education: Cancer Recurrence Common Terms and What They Mean

 

Once treatment is completed, many cancer survivors find they have still have issues and concerns that they did not expect.  The one people fear the most is the news that the cancer has come back.  Patients coping with a second cancer diagnosis may hear unfamiliar medical terms related to their disease and its treatment.  We’ve […]

 

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Infographic: Metastatic Cancer

 

When Cancer Comes Back My cancer came back.  Four words that no one ever wants to say, or hear a loved one say.   They fought the battle once and now their cancer is back and in a new location in their body.  Metastatic cancer is a cancer that has spread from the place where […]

 

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Study Confirms Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy Effectiveness for Early-Stage Lung Cancer

 

Louisville CyberKnife Proudly Supports the Radiosurgical Research Institute The Radiosurgical Research Institute (RRI), a 501c3 public charity, is the only independent medical research organization committed to improving the outcomes of cancer patients treated with radiosurgery.  Its mission is to advance radiosurgery as a cancer treatment through innovation, education, and quality research in collaboration with treatment […]

 

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The Role of CyberKnife in Treating Metastatic Lung Tumors

 

Dr. Dragun and Dr. Gurka Talk about CyberKnife as an Alternative to Surgery on WHAS-TV’s Great Day Live

 

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Words from Our Patients: Lung Cancer Testimonials

 

Deciding on a treatment after a lung cancer diagnosis can be a difficult and confusing time. For patients assessing their treatment options, some of the best insights often come from other lung cancer patients who have been through treatment themselves. Below are testimonials from former patients who underwent CyberKnife® treatment for lung cancer: “CyberKnife was […]

 

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National Women’s Health Week: 2015 ACS Women’s Cancer Statistics

 

May 10-16 is National Women’s Health Week, a time to empower women of all ages to make their health a priority and to increase efforts to educate women on ways to improve their health. In recognition of this national health observation, we’re highlighting a few 2015 women’s cancer facts from the American Cancer Society below: […]

 

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