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CyberKnife radiosurgery for lung cancer is a precise, painless, non-invasive radiation treatment that can be an alternative to open surgery in certain cases. Multiple beams of high-energy radiation...Full Answer
Also known as internal radiation therapy, brachytherapy for lung cancer involves placing small radioactive tubes directly into your bronchus (breathing tube) using a bronchoscope. These tubes...Full Answer
Early detection of lung cancer is an important priority for healthcare providers. Early stage lung cancer is curable (typically by surgery) about 70% of the time or higher, versus less than 10% for...Full Answer
There are different types of gastrointestinal (GI) cancer, including disease that arises from the esophagus, stomach, pancreas, colon and rectum. Each location may be treated differently with radiation....Full Answer
We typically attempt to remove these tumors surgically whenever possible. If complete removal is not possible, the options include close monitoring with MRIs. Another option is to deliver precise high...Full Answer