Video: Prostate Cancer Patient Testimonial

 

When seeking information about treatment options, former patients are a great resource to learn more about the procedure and its effects. Watch the video below to hear from Willis R., a former CyberKnife prostate cancer patient at our center. This is not intended as medical advice to replace the expertise and judgment of your health […]

 

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Screening for Prostate Cancer: Pros and Cons

 

As men grow older, maintaining prostate health is among several goals to reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer. One of the common questions men have about prostate health is whether to undergo screening for prostate cancer with a prostate-specific antigen test, or PSA. A PSA test helps check the health of the prostate gland […]

 

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Louisville CyberKnife Commemorates 20 Years of CyberKnife Technology

 

Louisville CyberKnife is proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of CyberKnife® technology in 2014. Dr. John Adler developed the original prototype in 1994 at Stanford with the goal of treating tumors throughout the body with radiosurgery, a treatment that at the time was restricted to head and neck tumors. Officially approved by the U.S. Food […]

 

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The Movember Movement and Prostate Cancer Awareness

 

Movember is the month-long annual fundraising campaign for men’s health lead by The Movember Foundation, a leading global organization whose mission is to raise awareness for male health issues including prostate cancer. The foundation challenges men across the globe to put away their razors for 30 days and grow moustaches to raise funds and awareness […]

 

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Research Update: CyberKnife for Prostate Cancer

 

If you’re considering CyberKnife® treatment for a prostate cancer diagnosis, below are two recently published studies to help you learn more about how CyberKnife can help you. The results of both studies support the safety and effectiveness of stereotactic body radiation therapy for prostate cancer, an advanced treatment approach that targets radiation to match the […]

 

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Talking to Your Doctor About Prostate Cancer Screenings

 

The prostate-specific antigen test, or PSA test, is the screening method used to detect prostate cancer. But for men 50 years and older, the decision to undergo a PSA is often a tough choice due to the varying pros and cons associated with the test that even some doctors have difficulty explaining to their patients. […]

 

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Dr. El-Ghamry and Dr. Dunlap Discuss Prostate and Lung Cancer on WHAS-TV Great Day Live

 

 

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Wellpoint Anthem Updates Policy to Include Coverage of SBRT for Prostate Cancer

 

Wellpoint Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, the second largest commercial payer in the United States, recently announced that it has updated its SRS/SBRT policy to cover treatment for early stage prostate cancer. Stereotactic body radiation therapy, or SBRT, is a powerful, noninvasive treatment approach that targets radiation beams to match the size and shape of […]

 

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Video: Dr. Woo Talks Stereotactic Radiosurgery on WHAS-TV

 

Video: Dr. Woo Talks Stereotactic Radiosurgery on WHAS-TV Louisville CyberKnife medical director Dr. Shiao Woo recently appeared on WHAS-TV’s Great Day Live to discuss CyberKnife® and its benefits for patients. Watch his segment below. This is not intended as medical advice to replace the expertise and judgment of your health care team. It is intended […]

 

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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 […]

 

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