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Nov

Is CyberKnife Right for Me? Five Questions about CyberKnife Treatment for Prostate Cancer with Dr. Eric Gressen

In November, the moustache is king. Movember is a month-long initiative to bring awareness to men’s health issues, particularly prostate cancer. In the spirit of Movember, we asked Eric Gressen, MD, some common questions from patients about CyberKnife treatment for prostate cancer. Dr. Gressen is a clinical professor and a Jefferson Health physician in the …

20
Nov

CyberKnife Provides Long-term Disease Control for Prostate Cancer Patients

Jefferson now offers treatment with the CyberKnife® System, a noninvasive alternative to surgery for treating cancerous and noncancerous tumors, which has been shown to provide excellent long-term results for patients with low-and intermediate-risk prostate cancer. According to a recent national 17-center study, after 10 years 98.4 percent of the 230 men monitored with low-risk prostate cancer who were treated with the …