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Lung Center Screening at Hillcrest – Sandra’s Story

 

 

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New Study: CyberKnife Effective for Treating Metastatic Lung Tumors

 

A recent study published in the Journal of Thoracic Disease presents data confirming CyberKnife® as a safe and effective treatment option for patients with metastatic lung cancer. The study evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of CyberKnife for 95 patients with lung metastases. A total of 134 metastatic lung tumors were treated with stereotactic body radiation […]

 

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Metastatic Lung Cancer: Treatment Options When Cancer Spreads

 

If lung cancer is detected through screening, scanning or biopsy methods, staging the cancer is an important next step in determining what treatment or combination of treatments may be best to present to a patient. Generally speaking, Stage I and II lung cancer patients in good health are usually treated with surgery. However, for those […]

 

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Common Cancer Treatment Terms

 

Patients coping with a cancer diagnosis may hear unfamiliar medical terms related to their disease and its treatment. We’ve chosen three common cancer treatment terms and provided brief overviews of what they mean below. Ablation or Ablative: Refers to surgical removal of tissue. When discussing CyberKnife treatment, ablation refers to the process of destroying and […]

 

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American Cancer Society 2015 Cancer Statistics for Oklahoma

 

Each year, the American Cancer Society releases an annual report highlighting projections and forecasts in the cancer industry regarding estimated numbers of new cases and deaths, current cancer incidence, mortality, and survival statistics and other information on symptoms, risks, early detection methods and treatment options. In 2015, there will be an estimated 1,658,370 new cancer […]

 

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National Cancer Prevention Month: A Focus on Lung Screenings

 

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and Oklahoma CyberKnife would like to recognize this time by highlighting healthy lifestyle tips recommended by the American Institute for Cancer Research. These include: Eating plenty of plant foods, limiting intake of red meat and avoiding processed meat. Being physically active daily for 30 minutes or more. Maintaining a […]

 

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Announce Coverage for Low Dose Computed Tomography Lung Cancer Screenings

 

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that screenings for lung cancer with low dose computed tomography (LDCT) will now be covered by Medicare. The coverage is effective immediately.  A long-awaited decision, this is the first time Medicare has covered lung cancer screening and is important news for Medicare patients seeking preventive […]

 

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New Research: 10-Year Study Supports Effectiveness of SBRT for Early-Stage Lung Cancer

 

Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic recently released data from a decade-long study that followed long-term toxicity results in patients treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy for medically inoperable, early-stage lung cancer.  Over this ten-year period, 300 patients and a total of 340 lesions were treated with SBRT. The collected data showed that only 13 percent […]

 

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CyberKnife: 20 Years of Advancing Cancer Care

 

2014 marks the 20th anniversary of CyberKnife technology. Oklahoma CyberKnife is proud to commemorate this milestone. Developed in 1994 at Stanford by Dr. John Adler, the concept was conceived with the goal of treating tumors throughout the body with radiosurgery, a treatment that at the time was restricted to head and neck tumors. Over the […]

 

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Lung Cancer: Treatment Options When Cancer Spreads

 

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is one of the two most common forms of cancer and makes up approximately 85 percent of lung cancers. However, most people overlook symptoms of lung cancer, such as fatigue and coughing, making early-stage lung cancer difficult to detect. After lung cancer has been detected, determining the stage of the […]

 

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