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Lung Cancer Awareness: Pairing Treatments for Optimal Outcomes

November is recognized annually as Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness and funds for lung cancer research. At Reno CyberKnife, our center recognizes this campaign by focusing on increasing understanding of how lung cancer treatment has … Continue reading

Reno CyberKnife Recognizes Six Years of Advancing Cancer Care in Northern Nevada

Reno CyberKnife physicians and staff continue to improve patient care and contribute innovative research on the applications of stereotactic body radiation therapy. This month marks six years of operations for our center, and we remain the only CyberKnife treatment provider … Continue reading

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