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Prostate Cancer Series: What is Prostate Cancer?

 

Prostate cancer is a disease specific to men and develops in the prostate – a walnut-shaped organ in a man’s lower abdomen that controls the flow of urine and semen through the reproductive system. According to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, prostate cancer is typically a slow-growing tumor, often causing no symptoms until it reaches a […]

 

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Spotlight On: Prostate Cancer

 

New Jersey CyberKnife has opened a clinical trial in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh to evaluate stereotactic body radiation therapy for low, intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer patients. Results from these trials will add to the body of clinical research examining stereotactic body radiation therapy for prostate cancer and will help doctors analyze effects and outcomes to improve prostate treatment protocols.

Stereotactic body radiation therapy is a noninvasive method of treating tumors throughout the body with high-dose, precisely targeted radiation beams, in five or fewer procedures. New Jersey CyberKnife is the only facility in Ocean County that offers this treatment using advanced CyberKnife® technology.

 

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Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer Provides Cancer-Free Results

 

Researchers at the 54th Annual American Society for Radiation Oncology meeting presented findings showing men with organ-confined prostate cancer can be treated successfully with stereotactic body radiation therapy. To date, the study is the most extensive of its kind, with data from more than 1,000 patients treated for prostate cancer using the CyberKnife® technology. Low-risk, […]

 

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New Jersey CyberKnife Medical Director Talks Prostate Cancer Treatment at Guys Night Out

 

More than 250 men and women attended Guys Night Out at the Crystal Point Yacht Club in Point Pleasant on Wednesday, Sept. 12. New Jersey CyberKnife medical director, Dr. David D’Ambrosio, spoke to the group on treatment options for prostate cancer, which included the noninvasive CyberKnife® procedure. Hosted by Barnabas Health, the free health event […]

 

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Prostate Cancer Treatment Advancements Improve Survivorship

 

One in six men will face a prostate cancer diagnosis in his lifetime, totaling to 240,000 new cases this year as estimated by the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, advancements in cancer treatment have allowed nearly eight times as many men to count themselves as survivors of the pervasive disease. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness […]

 

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Medical Director Talks CyberKnife Treatment and Prostate Cancer at Silverwoods Social Club

 

New Jersey CyberKnife medical director, Dr. David D’Ambrosio was honored to speak to members of the Silverwoods Social Club. Dr. D’Ambrosio spoke to the group of close to 50 attendees about CyberKnife treatment and risk factors, symptoms and treatment options for prostate cancer. Thanks to the club for hosting! Pictured: Medical director Dr. D’Ambrosio and executive […]

 

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New Jersey CyberKnife Shares Men’s Health Awareness Tips

 

June is dedicated to raising awareness and prevention of the preventable health problems men face while encouraging men to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease or injury. One of the common health threats to men is prostate cancer. In 2012, the American Cancer Society estimates about 241,740 new diagnoses of prostate cancer. […]

 

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Medical Director Gives Talk on Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

 

New Jersey CyberKnife medical director, Dr. David D’Ambrosio was honored to speak to the Silver Ridge Men’s Club on April 11. Dr. D’Ambrosio spoke with the group about risk factors, symptoms and treatment options of prostate cancer. A big thanks to the Men’s Club for hosting!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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