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10-year Data Shows CyberKnife Provides Excellent Long-term Control of Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

 

Accuray, the company that develops and manufactures the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System, the system that St. Louis CyberKnife uses to treat cancer, recently announced the results of the first study that evaluated the use of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) in low-risk prostate cancer 10 years post treatment. The study titled, “Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for […]

 

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St. Louis CyberKnife and SSM Health Cancer Care Host Prostate Event

 

St. Louis CyberKnife, along with SSM Health Cancer Care, recently hosted an educational prostate event in honor of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. The event, held Wednesday, September 27, in the Garden Level Conference Center at SSM Health St. Clare Hospital was a free educational dinner for the residents in our communities.  Doors opened at […]

 

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Is Prostate Screening Right for You?

 

Check out this helpful infographic and see if prostate cancer screening is right for you.

 

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SSM Health Cancer Care and St. Louis Cyberknife To Host Educational Event For National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

 

SSM Health, a not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest, and Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc., a leading national provider of outsourced radiology, oncology and interventional services, announced today that SSM Health Cancer Care and St. Louis CyberKnife are hosting a free educational dinner in recognition of National Prostate Cancer […]

 

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Veterans and Prostate Cancer

 

Check out these quick facts about Veterans and Prostate Cancer.

 

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Prostate Cancer: What You Need to Know

 

Have you, or a loved one, been recently diagnosed with prostate cancer?  Join St. Louis CyberKnife and SSM Health on Wednesday, September 27th for an educational dinner and learn more about prostate cancer treatment options.  The event is free and open to the community, so make your reservations today.

 

 

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Pulse of St. Louis featuring Dr. Bedwinek

 

St. Louis CyberKnife radiation oncologist John Bedwinek, M.D. was recently on KPLR’s Pulse of St. Louis to discuss the new federal guidelines regarding prostate screening. Dr. Bedwinek talked about the various options for prostate cancer treatment, including active surveillance and radiation therapy using the CyberKnife Robotic Surgery System. Joining Dr. Bedwinek was Geoff Boshier, a […]

 

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American Urological Association, American Society for Radiation Oncology, and the Society of Urologic Oncology Release Joint Prostate Cancer Guidelines

 

Last week, the American Urological Association (AUA), the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), and the Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) released collaborative clinical guidelines for managing localized prostate cancer which offers a framework for shared decision-making between physicians and patients.  Through this collaboration, the committee provided guidance on active surveillance and on which treatments […]

 

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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Updates Screening Guidelines for Prostate Cancer

 

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently updated their prostate screening recommendations. On April 11, 2017, the USPSTF issued an updated draft recommendation on screening for prostate cancer.  The updated recommendation changes the grade for PSA-based screening from “D” to “C” for men 55 – 69 years of age.  As a result, the USPSTF […]

 

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St. Louis CyberKnife on KTVI Fox 2 Now

 

Watch John Bedwinek M.D., Radiation Oncologist at St. Louis CyberKnife, and Geoffrey Boshier, a former prostate cancer patient treated at St. Louis CyberKnife, discuss prostate cancer on KTVI Fox 2 Now. Dr. Bedwinek explains how the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System treats prostate cancer, while Mr. Boshier talks about how his prostate cancer was treated in […]

 

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