National Brain Tumor Awareness Month

 

May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.  Driven by advancement in research, surgical techniques, genetic discoveries, and much more, it has never been a better time to take action on brain tumors. The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS), an organization whose mission is to unrelentingly invest in, mobilize, and unite our community to discover a […]

 

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Brain Tumors

 

May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.  According to the National Brain Tumor Society, who is committed to improving the lives of all those affected by brain tumors, more than 69,000 Americans will be diagnosed with a primary brain tumor this year.  A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue in the brain or […]

 

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Metastatic Cancer: When Breast Cancer Spreads to the Brain

 

As the second-most diagnosed cancer in women in the U.S., it’s tough to find someone who hasn’t been impacted by breast cancer. When breast cancer is discovered after it starts causing symptoms, the cancer is likely to have advanced and spread beyond the confines of the breast. Many women may be unaware that breast cancer […]

 

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Benign Brain Tumors: Top Benefits of CyberKnife Treatment

 

Although not necessarily fatal, benign brain tumors can pose issues for patients, particularly when a tumor begins to cause symptoms. Patients may experience fatigue, weakness, memory loss, vision problems and seizures, among other symptoms. Common types of benign brain tumors include meningiomas, acoustic neuromas and pituitary adenomas. Patients who are diagnosed with these types of […]

 

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New Jersey CyberKnife Commemorates Three Years of Service

 

July marks an important milestone at New Jersey CyberKnife as we complete three years of service at Community Medical Center in Toms River. Since opening in 2011, our center’s experienced physicians and staff have treated more than 460 patients from Ocean County and neighboring communities using advanced CyberKnife® technology. With more than 20 years of […]

 

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Benefits of Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Tumor Patients

 

There are more than 120 types of brain tumors, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. New Jersey CyberKnife treats brain tumors and metastatic brain lesions with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). Treatment is delivered by CyberKnife® technology, providing an important alternative for patients who are not candidates for surgery or seek a noninvasive treatment option. Unlike […]

 

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New Jersey CyberKnife Neurosurgeon Profiled in MD News

 

At New Jersey CyberKnife, we are proud of the exceptional care and dedication our physicians provide to our patients. The newest member of our team is Dr. John Lipani, a board-certified neurosurgeon and the founding director of Princeton Neurological Surgery and the JD Lipani Radiosurgery Institute. Having treated more than 3,500 brain and spinal tumor […]

 

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Brain Tumor Patient Testimonial

 

 

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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 […]

 

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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 […]

 

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