Conquer Lung Cancer with Precision

Personalized care starts at Reno CyberKnife

Lung Cancer Treatment in Reno

At Reno CyberKnife, we understand the emotional toll of a lung cancer diagnosis. Our goal is to support you with clear information and effective treatment options, empowering you to make informed decisions.

Using advanced radiation therapy and clinical expertise, we aim to reduce and eliminate lung cancer tumors while preserving your well-being.

Whether you’re concerned about surgery risks, treatment effects on daily life, or have questions about the CyberKnife® system, we’re here to help you plan your next steps for optimal care and peace of mind.

What is Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the lungs, characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in lung tissues. It typically originates in the lining of the bronchial tubes, which are the air passages that connect the trachea to the lungs.

As the cancer cells multiply, they can form a tumor that may interfere with normal lung function. Lung cancer can be classified into two main types: non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and small cell lung cancer (SCLC), each with distinct cellular characteristics. 

Common Risk Factors for Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is influenced by various factors that can increase an individual’s risk of developing the disease. Here are some common risk factors: 

  • Smoking: The leading cause of lung cancer, including both active smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke. 
  • Exposure to Radon Gas: A naturally occurring radioactive gas that can accumulate in homes and buildings, posing a significant risk. 
  • Occupational Exposure: Contact with hazardous substances like asbestos, arsenic, and certain chemicals in the workplace.
  • Air Pollution: Long-term exposure to polluted air, including emissions from vehicles and industrial sources.
  • Family History: A family history of lung cancer can indicate a genetic predisposition to the disease.

Why Choose the CyberKnife System?

Lung cancer demands precise targeting of tumors to avoid damaging healthy tissue, a challenge that traditional treatments often struggle to meet.

The CyberKnife System offers a non-invasive solution that minimizes side effects and allows for a quicker return to daily activities. Treatments are typically completed in just a few sessions, providing a more comfortable experience.

What sets the CyberKnife apart is its advanced precision, which accounts for lung movement during breathing. This ensures that radiation is accurately delivered to the tumor while sparing healthy tissue, reducing the risk of damage to surrounding organs and enhancing overall treatment effectiveness.

Benefits of the CyberKnife

  • Unmatched Precision: The CyberKnife system uses cutting-edge robotics and real-time imaging to target tumors with pinpoint accuracy, ensuring maximum impact on cancer cells while preserving healthy tissue. This precision reduces side effects and enhances overall treatment effectiveness. 
  • Non-Invasive Procedure: Unlike traditional surgical options, the CyberKnife technology is entirely non-invasive. Patients experience minimal discomfort, no incisions, and reduced recovery times, allowing them to return to their daily lives more quickly. 
  • Adaptability to Patient Movement: The advanced tracking technology of the CyberKnife system continuously adjusts for patient movement, such as breathing. This adaptability ensures consistent targeting throughout the treatment session, providing a more reliable and effective therapy.
  • Shorter Treatment Sessions: The CyberKnife treatments are typically completed in just 5 sessions, each lasting about 30 to 60 minutes. This efficiency minimizes disruption to patients’ lives and provides faster relief from cancer symptoms.

Why Choose Reno CyberKnife

You’re the Focus: We believe in personalized care plans crafted by our multidisciplinary team. They consider your unique needs, addressing not just the cancer but your overall well-being throughout the journey, from diagnosis to recovery.

Expert Guidance: Our highly trained radiation oncologists and medical professionals bring extensive experience to lung cancer care. They’re committed to providing the highest level of care and ensuring the best possible outcomes for you.

Treatment on Your Terms: Imagine cancer treatment that fits seamlessly into your life. Our non-invasive, outpatient CyberKnife procedures allow you to return to your daily routine after each comfortable session.

Hope Starts Here

Schedule a consultation to discuss your personalized treatment plan with our lung cancer experts. Together, let’s chart a course towards a brighter future.


Get In Touch

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Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women in the U.S.

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Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.