Recurrent Cancer: How Can CyberKnife Help?

When cancer comes back, you may feel fear and wonder what options you have.

As cancer treatment technologies have evolved, patients can now feel hopeful about the treatment options available to them. Doctors are finding more ways to combine treatment approaches that target the cancer while reducing treatment times and minimizing side effects for patients seeking a low impact on quality of life. At Oklahoma CyberKnife, physicians collaborate with doctors from different specialties on primary and secondary treatment options.

Patients with recurrent cancer often face the challenge of choosing a treatment option that will target an area previously treated with radiation while having minimal to no side effects. When a patient is referred, a group of cancer specialists at Oklahoma CyberKnife evaluate all treatment options, taking into consideration a patient’s diagnosis, disease pattern and medical history to help determine the best plan for retreatment specific to the patient’s individual needs.

CyberKnife treatment does not require anesthesia, incisions or a prolonged recovery period. Treatment is completed within five outpatient sessions, and patients typically return to their routines immediately following treatment.

If you or a loved one is facing a recurrent cancer diagnosis, call our center to determine if CyberKnife can be integrated into your treatment plan.

This is not intended as medical advice to replace the expertise and judgment of your health care team. It is intended to help you and your family make informed decisions, together with your doctor.