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Patient Support: Prostate Cancer Foundation

 

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is a leading voice in working to channel resources to the world’s top scientific minds in the fight against prostate cancer. The foundation encourages collaboration among experts to expedite prostate cancer breakthroughs. More than 2,000 programs at more than 200 research centers in 18 countries provide funding for the PCF’s […]

 

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Prostate Cancer Patient Testimonial

 

 

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ACR Guideline Update: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy For Prostate Cancer Viewed Favorably

 

The American College of Radiology recently updated its Appropriateness Criteria for early stage prostate cancer indicating that stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) may help patients diagnosed with the disease. The report indicated that, “There are growing data to suggest that hypofractionation on a dose-per-fraction less than 3.0 Gy per fraction is reasonably safe and efficacious, […]

 

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Reno CyberKnife Celebrates Five Years at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center

 

Each year our physicians and staff continue to improve patient care and contribute innovative research on applications of stereotactic body radiation therapy. We celebrated a number of milestones this year including: The endorsement of SBRT as a primary option for prostate cancer treatment by the American Society of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Katie Legarza was named […]

 

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Get Active: Supporting the Prostate Cancer Community

 

From support groups to events, prostate cancer patients and their families have numerous opportunities to support the cancer community locally and nationally. Here’s how you can support prostate cancer awareness and research efforts locally: Attend a local event: National organizations like the Prostate Cancer Foundation and Us Too give patients and their families networks for […]

 

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Prostate Cancer Staging

 

Prostate cancer is staged using the TNM system, established by the American Joint Committee on Cancer. The system uses five factors to stage prostate cancer: 1. The size of the tumor or “T” 2. The presence of cancer in nearby lymph nodes or “N” 3. Whether the cancer has metastasized “M” 4. The PSA level […]

 

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

 

This week marks the beginning of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, which is dedicated to raising awareness, advocating for research and educating men on how to maintain their prostate health. Here’s how you and your loved ones can participate in Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Be informed. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American […]

 

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Blog for a Cure: Influential Prostate Cancer Blogs

 

For diagnosed prostate cancer patients and families seeking information, the most powerful insights can come from those who have experienced the disease firsthand. Connecting with other patients or their families can provide a community for emotional support and a comfortable space to seek advice. Check out the blogs below for some of the most influential […]

 

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Reno CyberKnife Prostate Cancer Treatment Endorsed by American Society for Radiation Oncology as Primary Option

 

The American Society for Radiation Oncology recently endorsed stereotactic body radiation therapy as a first line treatment option for prostate cancer, highlighting SBRT as a primary form of treatment for prostate cancer. Reno CyberKnife is the only center in northern Nevada offering this type of treatment using CyberKnife® technology. The center has treated more than 100 […]

 

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From the Doc: Benefits of CyberKnife for Prostate Cancer Patients

 

Find out how stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) with CyberKnife® can benefit prostate cancer patients. Below are some advantages from our medical director Dr. Jonathan Tay. What sets CyberKnife apart from other treatment options?CyberKnife offers patients a noninvasive treatment option that doesn’t impede on their lifestyle. CyberKnife can treat prostate cancer patients in five or […]

 

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