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National Cancer Survivor Month: Honoring Strength and Progress

June 14, 2024 - June is National Cancer Survivor Month, a time dedicated to celebrating and recognizing cancer survivors, inspiring those newly diagnosed, and, most importantly, honoring life. Throughout this month, cancer survivors and their supporters unite across communities worldwide to raise awareness of the unique challenges faced by survivors. It’s a time for…

Comparing the CyberKnife and Proton Therapy

June 1, 2024 - Radiation therapy can be classified according to the types of radiation particles or waves that are used to deliver the treatment.  The three major types of radiation therapy are photons, electrons, or protons.  While all three types have similar effects on tumor tissue and damage cancer cells, photons and electrons…

Screening Guidelines for Prostate Cancer

April 26, 2024 - Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men.  While the disease is prevalent across the country, the screening guidelines are not.  Prostate cancer screenings have always been somewhat controversial because the tests often alert physicians to the presence of cancer, but there is no precise way to…

Treating Brain Tumors with the CyberKnife Technology

March 11, 2024 - More than any other cancer or condition, brain tumors can have lasting and life-altering physical, cognitive, and psychological impacts on a patient’s life.  It is important to find the treatment that is right for you and will treat the tumor while minimizing radiation exposure to surrounding healthy tissue. The CyberKnife®…

Types of Trigeminal Neuralgia: Typical vs. Atypical

February 20, 2024 - Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a rare and excruciating nerve disorder that can occur when a blood vessel compresses the trigeminal nerve, the largest nerve in the head, and causes debilitating pain in various parts of the face and jaw region. Trigeminal neuralgia is usually categorized as typical or atypical, with…

Dr. Heuser's Journey

Discover how Dr. Heuser, a respected general surgeon, made the life-changing decision to choose the CyberKnife® technology for his personal battle with prostate cancer.

Freedom from TN Pain

After 16 years of suffering from trigeminal neuralgia pain, Vernon Traxler found relief with the CyberKnife. Watch him share his journey and how he feels now.

The CyberKnife: Precision is Crucial

The CyberKnife targets tumors with pinpoint accuracy, delivering high-dose radiation directly to the tumor while minimizing damage to healthy tissue, resulting in fewer side effects.

Patient Testimonials

Meet real patients who have successfully battled prostate cancer with the CyberKnife. They'll share their personal experiences, from diagnosis to treatment and beyond.

Second Opinion, Peace of Mind

For a confident decision about your care, seek a second opinion at Louisville CyberKnife. We offer advanced treatment options with a focus on your well-being.