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Treating Lung Cancer Without Surgery

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What Usually Happens


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Darius Bashar

A Nonsurgical Lung Cancer Treatment


Robotic CyberKnife at St. Mary's Of Michigan
Robotic CyberKnife at St. Mary's Of MichiganSaginaw Future Inc.

What Is SBRT?


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CyberKnife radiation armTextefuermedizin

How SRBT Works


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Chromogranin immunostain of small cell lung carcinomaYale Rosen from USA

Who SRBT Is For


Bob Tumanic
Bob TumanicCourtesy of Bob Tumanic

A Patient's Experience With SRBT


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How SRBT Compares to Standard Radiation Therapy


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SBRT for Other Lung Cancer Patients


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An Immune Boost from SRBT?


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The Latest Progress


Rib fracture as seen on CXR
Rib fracture as seen on X-RayJames Heilman, MD

SBRT Drawbacks and Side Effects


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Radiation Pneumonitis


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Paul Gilmore

Finally Cancer-free


Rachel Zohn

Rachel Zohn

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Rachel Zohn is a mom, a wife, and a freelance writer who is striving to find the best way to juggle it all and maintain a sense of humor. She is a former newspaper reporter with a deep interest in writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body. She enjoys writing about various health topics, including skin conditions such as eczema, different types of cancer and seasonal allergies.