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Reno CyberKnife to Host Community Education Event

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be hosting a community education event with our hospital partner Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5. The event will take place at Saint Mary’s Center for Health at … Continue reading

Reno CyberKnife to Host Lung Cancer Community Event

We are proud to partner with Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center in hosting a community education event from 5-7 p.m. on March 5 at Saint Mary’s Center for Health at 645 N. Arlington Ave. There is no cost to attend, … Continue reading

Dr. Jonathan Tay Describes CyberKnife Technology

Co-Medical Director Dr. Jonathan Tay is widely known for his contributions to advancing prostate cancer therapies. He was named one of Nevada Business Magazine’s 2010 “Health Care Heroes” for his contributions to the medical field. In the two-part video series … Continue reading

From NBC: Cancer Death Rates Drop 20 Percent in Two Decades

An NBC News article highlighted a recent study showing cancer death rates in the U.S. have dropped 20 percent in the past two decades. The article cites nationwide reductions in smoking, increased prevention and improved detection as the main causes. … Continue reading

Tools to Help You Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking can be difficult but it’s never too late to start making the transition to a healthier lifestyle. Use these helpful tools and resources to take the first step. Talk to your doctor about nicotine-release products. Nicotine products such as patches … Continue reading

Blog for a Cure: Influential Lung Cancer Blogs

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women. For diagnosed lung cancer patients and families seeking insight and support, connecting with other patients and their loved ones can often be a valuable resource. Below are … Continue reading

Patient Resources: Questions to Ask Your Doc

Asking questions and reviewing your medical history with a doctor can help you make informed decisions and helps your doctor administer the quality of care you need. Reno CyberKnife encourages our patients to prepare a list of questions before their … Continue reading

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 1,970 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed in Nevada this year. … Continue reading

Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Reno CyberKnife Shares Developments in Lung Cancer Treatment

In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Reno CyberKnife is working to raise awareness of one of its most frequently treated diseases. The center has treated nearly 40 lung cancer patients this year with its advanced cancer treatment technology. Reno … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading