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Benefits of CyberKnife® for Lung Cancer Patients

 

Oklahoma CyberKnife treats lung tumors with an advanced procedure called stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). During the procedure, precisely targeted, high-dose radiation beams are delivered to the tumor without sedation or incision. One major benefit of using CyberKnife technology to treat lung tumors is the CyberKnife’s ability to track tumors in real time, adjusting for […]

 

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Report Shows Lung Cancer Rates Decline

 

ACS-SU2C Collaboration: First Joint Project Involves Lung Cancer Research Grant The American Cancer Society (ACS) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) have joined forces in the fight against cancer in the United States. The first collaborative effort announced is a $20 million research project called the “Dream Team” focused on lung cancer. John R. Seffrin, […]

 

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ACS-SU2C Collaboration: First Joint Project Involves Lung Cancer Research Grant

 

What to Expect During Your CyberKnife Treatment CyberKnife is a robotic technology that delivers stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of malignant and benign tumors in the head, neck and body and certain medical conditions. Treatment procedures usually take about 30 ? 90 minutes depending on the complexity of your tumor. Here are some steps to […]

 

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What to Expect During Your CyberKnife Treatment

 

Early Detection is Key to Fighting Lung Cancer The purpose of lung cancer screening is to find the disease at an early stage, before symptoms appear, making the chances for successful treatment greater. Screening is recommended for those with the highest risk of lung cancer, which include patients who are current or former smokers with […]

 

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Get the Facts: 2014 Lung Cancer Statistics

 

Lung cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis in the world, and the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 224,000 people will be diagnosed with lung cancer in 2014, with more than 3,300 Oklahomans facing a lung cancer diagnosis this year. Our presentation below contains […]

 

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Study: Why Do Healthy Non-Smokers Get Lung Cancer?

 

While smoking is one of the main causes of lung cancer, The Atlantic took a closer look at causes of younger non-smokers being diagnosed with the disease. The article cites that an estimated 10 to 15 percent of lung cancer patients in the U.S. have never smoked and some are even diagnosed at a younger […]

 

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CyberKnife: What Does It Treat?

 

Lung tumors, prostate cancer, and brain tumors are among our center’s most frequently treated diseases, yet CyberKnife® can also treat other diseases with stereotactic body radiation therapy. Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM): AVMs are abnormal connections between arteries and veins that commonly occur in the brain and spine. Blood typically enters the brain through arteries, moves to […]

 

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Blog for a Cure: Influential Lung Cancer Blogs

 

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women. For diagnosed lung cancer patients and families seeking insight and support, connecting with other patients and their loved ones can often be a valuable resource. Below are a few influential bloggers who have used their blog to become a voice for the […]

 

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Oklahoma CyberKnife Highlights Treatment Option During Lung Cancer Awareness Month

 

November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month and Oklahoma CyberKnife hopes to raise awareness of a noninvasive treatment option for the nation’s second-most common disease. The center has treated nearly 100 lung cancer patients using CyberKnife® technology this year. Evolving treatment options have improved quality of life and survival rates, helping lung cancer patients to […]

 

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

 

Lung Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated each November to raise awareness for the second most common cancer in both men and women. The American Cancer Society estimates 3,370 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed in Oklahoma this year. Below are a few ways to support the fight against lung cancer: Get Screened. Early […]

 

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