Dr. Sean Collins answers commonly asked questions about CyberKnife treatment for tumors, including the differences and benefits.
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1. Introduction (0:00)
2. Which brain tumors can be treated with the CyberKnife at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital? (1:40)
3. How is CyberKnife different from other types of radiation and radio surgery options? (2:48)
4. What is involved in getting a CyberKnife treatment at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital? (4:21)
5. Why does MedStar Georgetown give several treatments with CyberKnife instead of just one treatment? (5:19)
6. Why does the approach of several treatments make sense when treating meningiomas and acoustic neuromas? (6:22)
7. Why should I come to MedStar Georgetown for my CyberKnife treatment? (6:47)
8. What progress do you have to report in treating prostate cancer with CyberKnife? (7:13)
9. What can I expect if I am having CyberKnife for prostate cancer? (8:03)
10. Who is a good candidate for CyberKnife treatment for prostate cancer? (9:25)
11. In the decade that MedStar Georgetown University Hospital has been treating people with CyberKnife, how have you seen your patients' quality of life change for the better? (10:03)
12. How has the convenience of CyberKnife increased the number of patients who are now receiving treatment for their cancer? (11:12)
13. If I have had traditional radiation treatment for my tumor, can I still receive CyberKnife treatment? (11:43)