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Patient Resources: A Quick Guide to Common Cancer Terms

 

At Reno CyberKnife, we work to provide resources and educational information to our patients to help them navigate their cancer diagnosis and treatment with as little stress as possible. Patients coping with a cancer diagnosis may hear unfamiliar medical terms related to their disease and its treatment. We have spotlighted three common cancer treatment terms […]

 

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A Closer Look at Cancer Screening Benefits

 

At Reno CyberKnife, we know that catching cancer early is an important aspect of successful treatment and recovery. If you have a family history, lifestyle or other factors that indicate you may be at greater risk for cancer, it’s important to take early detection seriously. Our staff aims to promote education around early detection and […]

 

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Research Spotlight: Multiple Studies Support CyberKnife Treatment for Neurological Diseases

 

Two studies presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) reinforce the benefits of stereotactic radiosurgery for neurological diseases using the CyberKnife® system.  Neurosurgeon Dr. Alfredo Conti of Italy used CyberKnife technology to treat perioptic meningioma, a type of benign tumor that arises from the membranes that surround the […]

 

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Cancer-Related Fatigue Awareness Month: How CyberKnife Can Help

 

December is designated as Cancer-Related Fatigue Awareness Month, a time to draw attention to a common side effect of cancer and treatment. According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, cancer-related fatigue is a persistent feeling of physical, emotional, or mental tiredness caused by cancer and/or its treatment. Unlike normal fatigue, the feeling may not […]

 

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Top 5 Benefits of CyberKnife

 

Reno CyberKnife offers a specialized form of radiation therapy called stereotactic body radiation therapy, which is used to treat various types of malignant and benign tumors. The treatment is delivered with advanced CyberKnife technology, which treats tumors with precisely focused high-dose radiation while compensating and correcting for movement. Treatment with CyberKnife offers many benefits for […]

 

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Patient Guide: Learn About the CyberKnife Treatment Process

 

For patients considering CyberKnife® treatment, it’s important to understand what to expect during the treatment process. The presentation below provides an overview of CyberKnife and what to expect before, during and after the treatment. If you have questions or want to learn more about CyberKnife treatment, contact us. This is not intended as medical advice to […]

 

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FAQ: How Does CyberKnife Track My Tumor?

 

Reno CyberKnife Recognizes National Cancer Survivor’s Day June 1 is recognized as National Cancer Survivor’s Day, a time focused on celebrating cancer survivors, family members, friends and medical professionals. Sponsored by the non-profit National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation, this year marks the 27th anniversary of the observation. It is estimated that thousands of people worldwide held […]

 

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Report Links More Diseases, Health Problems with Tobacco Use

 

Need even more reasons to kick the smoking habit? A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Surgeon General shows even more harmful effects associated with cigarette smoking than previously thought. In addition to liver and colorectal cancer, cigarette smoke is a cause of Type 2 diabetes, age-related muscular degeneration, […]

 

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Are You Eating the Correct Food to Help Prevent Cancer?

 

The World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research conducted studies on diet, physical activity and weight control, which showed that including foods of plant origin, such as broccoli, berries, and garlic into your diet can help in cancer prevention. Garlic – Garlic helps fight against bacteria, including H. pylori, and reduces […]

 

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Healthy Resolutions: Tips to Get Fit

 

A research study published by the Journal of Clinical Psychology cited that losing weight often ranks among the top ten New Year’s resolutions, but only 8 percent of those surveyed achieve their annual goals. Here are a few tips to make sure you maintain your fitness goals the entire year: Start slow. Start with only […]

 

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