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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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Barnabas Health Offers Free High-Risk Lung Cancer Screening

 

New Jersey CyberKnife’s hospital partner will offer free lung cancer screenings on Wednesday, September 17. Learn more about the event and criteria to participate below.   This is not intended as medical advice to replace the expertise and judgment of your health care team. It is intended to help you and your family make informed […]

 

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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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Men’s Health Month: A Closer Look at Prostate Cancer

 

June is Men’s Health Month. Celebrated each year to coincide with Father’s Day, this time is dedicated to raising awareness of health problems men may encounter through health education, fundraising and advocacy efforts promoting early detection and treatment of disease. Among the most prevalent men’s health issues is prostate cancer. The prostate is a walnut-shaped […]

 

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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 […]

 

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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 […]

 

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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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New Jersey CyberKnife Develops Training Program for Multidisciplinary Approach to Lung Cancer Treatment

 

Lung cancer patients seeking treatment at New Jersey CyberKnife will soon experience a more collaborative approach to the planning and delivery of their treatment, including the participation of not only CyberKnife specialists, but also their referring doctors. New Jersey CyberKnife at the J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center is developing a CyberKnife training program to […]

 

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Lung Cancer Awareness Important for Prevention, Early Detection

 

As the second-most common cancer in both men and women, lung cancer is responsible for the majority of cancer-related deaths. The American Cancer Society estimates more than 160,000 people will lose their battle with lung cancer this year, accounting for more victims than breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers combined.

In recognition of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November, New Jersey CyberKnife encourages local residents to take preventive steps to protect themselves and their loved ones from common and lesser-known causes of lung cancer.

 

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