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CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery Offers Equal Success Rates, Shorter Treatment Times Compared to Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)

 

Crozer-Keystone Health System recently issued a press release about a new study that has found that the CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System is able to offer prostate cancer patients success rates equal to intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), with shorter treatment duration and lower total cost.  A team of Crozer-Keystone oncology specialists based out of Delaware […]

 

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Prostate Cancer Choice

 

 

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The Importance of Getting a Second Opinion

 

A recent article from CancerConnect.com, a patient-focused cancer website, suggests that if you have been diagnosed with cancer, seeking a second opinion will allow you to learn more about your cancer type and make truly informed decisions about treatment.  The article recommends that all cancer patients should consider seeing at least one additional expert after […]

 

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ASTRO Updates Clinical Guidance on Accelerated Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

 

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the premier radiation oncology society in the world, recently updated their guidelines for accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) in the treatment of patients with early-stage breast cancer.  APBI is a breast radiation therapy in which focused radiation is delivered specifically to the part of the breast where the […]

 

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Philadelphia CyberKnife Hosts Survivorship Celebration

 

On Thursday, September 8, the physicians and staff from Philadelphia CyberKnife hosted a survivorship celebration to recognize and honor the cancer survivors treated at the center.  The event, held from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Philadelphia CyberKnife center, welcomed cancer survivors, their caregivers, and friends and family members.  The event was timely because according […]

 

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Meet Dr. Lamond

 

 

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Philadelphia CyberKnife Welcomes Olusola Obayomi-Davies, M.D. to Physician Team

 

Olusola Obayomi-Davies, M.D. is a radiation oncologist.  Dr. Davies received his medical doctorate from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. and his Bachelor of Science in biology at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  He completed his residency in radiation medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. where he […]

 

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Philadelphia CyberKnife Now Accepting Patients for Partial Breast Irradiation Study

 

According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer during their lifetime. There is good news though as the ACS also reports that survival rates from breast cancer have been increasing since about 1989, with larger increases in women younger than 50. These increases are believed […]

 

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Luther W. Brady, M.D. Inducted Into The Spanish Royal Academy of Medicine

 

Alliance Oncology, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIQ), a leading national provider of outsourced healthcare services, announced today that Luther W. Brady, M.D. is being made an Extraordinary International Academic Member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Medicine.  Dr. Brady is the founder of The CyberKnife Center of Philadelphia and the current Director […]

 

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Luther W. Brady, M.D. Awarded Seventh Honorary Degree

 

Greg Spurlock, President of Alliance Oncology, announced today that Luther W. Brady M.D., Director of Medical Research at The CyberKnife Center of Philadelphia, is being awarded his seventh honorary degree from Complutense University in Madrid, Spain.  Complutense University, the largest university in Spain, will make this award of an honorary Doctorate of Science degree to […]

 

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