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Tools to Help You Quit Smoking

 

Quitting smoking can be difficult but it’s never too late to start making the transition to a healthier lifestyle. Use these helpful tools and resources to take the first step. Talk to your doctor about nicotine-release products. Nicotine products such as patches or gums can greatly improve efforts to quit smoking when applied correctly. Be […]

 

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Patient Resources: Questions to Ask Your Doc

 

Asking questions and reviewing your medical history with a doctor can help you make informed decisions and helps your doctor administer the quality of care you need. Reno CyberKnife encourages our patients to prepare a list of questions before their consultation. Here are a few sample questions you may want to ask your doctor: What […]

 

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Liver Cancer Awareness Month: Facts and Treatment Options

 

October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month and for those who have been diagnosed or have loved ones facing a diagnosis, it’s important to understand the disease and gather information on treatment options. Characterized by symptoms like abdominal pain, anemia, and weight loss, most primary malignant liver cancers are classified as hepatocellular carcinoma, or hepatomas. Treatment […]

 

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Spotlight On: The CyberKnife Treatment Process

 

In the fight against cancer, CyberKnife® provides an important alternative for patients seeking a nonsurgical option with shorter treatment times, fewer side effects and a more rapid recovery. Our center uses a team approach to patient care in which physicians and other team members collaborate to develop a customized CyberKnife treatment plan to best suit […]

 

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Treatment Options When Breast Cancer Spreads

 

As the second-most diagnosed cancer in women in the U.S., it’s tough to find someone who hasn’t been impacted by breast cancer in some way. The American Cancer Society estimates 230,480 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer this year. When breast cancer is discovered after it starts causing symptoms, the cancer is likely […]

 

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