Lung CancerTreatment

Treating Lung Cancer Without Surgery

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Getty Images

Doctors in hospital operating room

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?

CyberKnife radiation arm
CyberKnife radiation armTextefuermedizin

How SRBT Works

Chromogranin immunostain of small cell lung carcinoma
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

woman receiving radiation therapy

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


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.