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Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 7,000 New Jersey men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. The appropriate treatment option can vary greatly depending on a number of factors including the stage, grade of the tumor, age, health and lifestyle of the patient. New Jersey CyberKnife treats prostate cancer with stereotactic…

Video: Medical Director Explains CyberKnife Treatment

CyberKnife® offers patients many advantages, including fewer treatments and side effects. Learn more from our Medical Director Dr. David D’Ambrosio as he discusses the benefits of CyberKnife treatment in the video below. Wondering if you may be a candidate for CyberKnife treatment? Contact us for more information. This is not intended as medical advice to replace the…

Event Recap: Colon Cancer Awareness Health Fair

We are proud to join our partner hospital, Community Medical Center, in the fight against colon cancer. In recognition of Colon Cancer Awareness Month in March, our team attended the 10th Annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Fair on March 11, held in the outpatient lobby of the hospital. Topics addressed at the event included prevention strategies…

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommends CT Lung Cancer Screening

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently released a recommendation in favor of CT lung cancer screening for long-term smokers. Though still pending finalization, the recommendation applies to current and heavy smokers between 55 and 79 and could be a huge step in diagnosing high-risk patients sooner. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is…

Spotlight On: Pancreatic Cancer

As one of the most rapidly spreading diseases, pancreatic cancer is difficult to diagnose because patients usually don’t display symptoms until the cancer has progressed and spread to other parts of the body. Common early symptoms include loss of appetite, mild weight loss and mild discomfort in the upper abdomen or occasionally in the middle-back.…

Day in the Life: Radiation Therapist

Marilynn Clayton is a Certified Radiation Therapist at our center and has more than 30 years of experience in radiation oncology. As a radiation therapist, she plays a key role in ensuring patient comfort and safety during treatment. Read more about her role as a radiation therapist: What are your major tasks each morning? I…

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated each November to raise awareness for the second most common cancer in both men and women. The American Cancer Society estimates 5,960 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed in New Jersey this year. Below are a few ways to support the fight against lung cancer: Shine a…

CyberKnife: What Does It Treat?

Lung tumors, prostate cancer, and brain tumors are among our center’s most frequently treated diseases, yet the CyberKnife® can also treat other diseases through stereotactic body radiation therapy. Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM): AVMs are abnormal connections between arteries and veins that commonly occur in the brain and spine. Blood typically enters the brain through arteries, moves…

Liver Cancer Awareness Month: Facts and Treatment Options

October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month and for those who have been diagnosed or have loved ones facing a diagnosis, it’s important to understand the disease and gather information on treatment options. Characterized by symptoms like abdominal pain, anemia and weight loss, most primary malignant liver cancers are classified as hepatocellular carcinoma, or hepatomas. Treatment…

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