Common Patient Questions: ‘Is the Treatment Effective for my Cancer?’

The top consideration and question many patients have when assessing their treatment options is ‘how effective is the treatment?’. Patients should research the treatment options presented to them to understand what clinical studies say about the treatment and how the treatment can best fit into their current lifestyle.

For patients considering stereotactic radiosurgery or stereotactic body radiation therapy with CyberKnife®, there is a wealth of clinical research and information available demonstrating the treatment’s effectiveness for several types of cancers, including lung cancer, prostate cancer, brain tumors and metastatic cancer.

You can read more about research related to SRS treatment of brain metastases here while a list of numerous papers and articles on treatment for other types of cancer is available here.

This is not intended as medical advice to replace the expertise and judgment of your health care team. It is intended to help you and your family make informed decisions, together with your doctor.