Understanding Metastatic Lung Cancer

 

Dr. Dragun Talks Trigeminal Neuralgia on WAVE 3 Listens Live Trigeminal neuralgia is a nerve condition that causes excruciating pain in the face, and is one of several non-cancerous conditions we treat at Louisville CyberKnife. Watch the video below to see Louisville CyberKnife’s Dr. Anthony Dragun discuss how CyberKnife® treats this painful nerve disorder on […]

 

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The Benefits of Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) for Brain Tumor Patients

 

A recent¬†clinical study presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting, showed that adult cancer patients younger than 50 with a limited number of brain metastases have improved overall survival after stereotactic radiosurgery. The study goes on to highlight the benefits of stereotactic radiosurgery for metastatic brain tumors including the minimal exposure […]

 

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Misdiagnoses: Signs You Might Have Trigeminal Neuralgia

 

Misdiagnoses: Signs You Might Have Trigeminal Neuralgia Said to be one of the most excruciating human conditions known, Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) is a painful and often debilitating facial nerve disorder that causes sudden shock-like or burning facial pains. Unfortunately, TN it is often misdiagnosed as a dental problem since the disorder often causes sharp jaw […]

 

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What is the trigeminal nerve?

 

As one of the most vital nerves in the head, the trigeminal nerve is responsible for sensation in the face and certain motor functions such as biting and chewing. It is the largest of the cranial nerves and has three major branches that assist with sensory and motor functions including biting, chewing and sensations in […]

 

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Spotlight On: Trigeminal Neuralgia

 

Though primarily used to treat benign and malignant tumors, stereotactic radiosurgery can also treat additional medical conditions, including a rare nerve disorder, trigeminal neuralgia (TN). Excruciating facial pain triggered by everyday activities such as chewing, talking or swallowing characterizes the debilitating condition. TN can often be mistaken for a dental problem, since the disorder usually […]

 

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