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CyberKnife Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment
The CyberKnife System offers patients a minimally invasive, alternative prostate cancer treatment. Prostate cancer treatments with the CyberKnife System are typically performed on an outpatient basis over a period of four to five days, requiring no overnight hospital stays. Most patients experience minimal to no side effects with a quick recovery time.
What is CyberKnife and how does it treat prostate cancer?
The CyberKnife System offers patients a minimally invasive, alternative prostate cancer treatment…
Stages of Prostate Cancer
In stage I, prostate cancer is found in the prostate only. Stage I prostate cancer is microscopic…
Are there any Side Effects to Radiosurgery?
There are several different brands of Radiation Therapy (Cyberknife, Gamma Knife, IMRT, Linac, Novalis and TomoTherapy) and side effects can differ depending which you choose…
Symptoms of Prostate Cancer
In most cases, prostate cancer symptoms are not apparent in the early stages of the disease. The symptoms of prostate cancer may be different…
How is Prostate Cancer Diagnosed?
Prostate cancer screenings make it possible to detect the cancer in early stages, before symptoms are present. Current screening methods include…
Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Explained
The PSA test measures the blood level of Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA), a protein that is produced by the prostate gland…
What is a Gleason Score in the Gleason Grading System?
The Gleason Grading system is used to help evaluate the prognosis of men with prostate cancer. Together with other parameters…
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Prostate Cancer Treatment Comparison
The CyberKnife System is composed of a radiation delivery device, called a linear accelerator (or Linac), which is mounted on a robotic arm. The flexibility of the robotic arm enables the CyberKnife System to deliver radiation to tumors anywhere in the body, including the brain, head and neck, spine, lung, prostate, liver, pancreas, breast and other soft tissues. The CyberKnife System also utilizes sophisticated software and advanced imaging to track tumor and patient movement and adjust the beams of high-dose radiation to ensure treatment is delivered with a high degree of accuracy. Because of this exceptional tracking ability, the CyberKnife System eliminates the need for patients to have stabilizing frames bolted to their head or limit their breathing during treatment to minimize movement of the tumor.
With the CyberKnife System, patients can complete treatment in one to five days, compared to the weeks it takes to complete a course of conventional radiation therapy. In addition, it provides a pain-free, non-surgical option for patients who have inoperable or surgically complex tumors, or who may be looking for an alternative to surgery…
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