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Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Shows 98 Percent Prostate Cancer Cure

 

According to researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, a five-year study shows that stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) offers a higher cure rate for prostate cancer than more traditional approaches.  The study, the first trial to publish five-year results from SBRT treatment for prostate cancer, found a 98.6 percent […]

 

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Do These Three Things to Help Prevent Cancer

 

Treating Prostate Cancer with Radiation Therapy Prostate cancer is a major health concern for American men.  It is the second most common cancer in American men and about one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.  According to the American Cancer Society, there will be about 180,890 new cases of […]

 

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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® Supports SBRT for Prostate Cancer

 

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network recently updated their patient guide that supports stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for prostate cancer.  The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a not-for-profit alliance of 26 of the world’s leading cancer centers, is dedicated to improving the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of care for patients with cancer.   NCCN aims […]

 

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Insurance Policy Update: Humana® Now Covers SBRT for Prostate Cancer

 

Humana recently announced it has updated its position on stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for prostate cancer.  Their coverage policy now covers SBRT treatment for early and intermediate stage prostate cancer. An announcement from the CyberKnife Coalition (CKC) stated “The CyberKnife Coalition is pleased to announce that effective May 28, 2015 early stage prostate cancer […]

 

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Prostate Cancer: Questions to Ask Your Urologist

 

The American Cancer Society estimates more than 174,650 new cases of prostate cancer in 2019. If you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms of prostate cancer, your physician may recommend screening or additional tests to confirm a diagnosis. Most often a urologist performs the tests and may present initial treatment options if the disease […]

 

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June is Men’s Health Month

 

A time dedicated to raising awareness and promoting education around the prevention and early detection of health issues and diseases affecting men, June is Men’s Health Month. Each year, the Men’s Health Network and health care organizations across the country participate by offering screenings, educational health fairs and community outreach activities. Here’s how you can […]

 

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National Cancer Control Month: Prostate Cancer Prevention

 

 

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Patient Education: A Guide to CyberKnife Prostate Cancer Treatment

 

The American Cancer Society predicts nearly 2,500 Oklahoma men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2015. If you or a loved one is facing a prostate cancer diagnosis, understanding your treatment options is an important first step. Prostate cancer is one of Oklahoma CyberKnife’s most frequently treated diseases. Learn more about the disease and […]

 

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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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