Dr. Samadi Explaining Cyberknife vs Prostate Cancer Surgery

Cyberknife vs. Surgery (Prostate Cancer Treatment) – Dr. David Samadi

Dr. David Samadi explains the outcome of CyberKnife treatment for prostate cancer, and explores the differences between prostate cancer surgery CyberKnife treatment.

  • Surgery should always be considered the first line of defense against prostate cancer. If required, radiation treatment can be a secondary option.
  • CyberKnife is not surgery. It is a form of radiation treatment it is inaccurately advertised as robotic radio surgery.
  • Unfortunately, Patients can get secondary cancers such as rectal and bladder cancer as a result of radiation / CyberKnife treatment for prostate cancer.
  • Patients considering CyberKnife radiation treatment should ask questions such as: 1) am I being cured? 2) Does it cause collateral damage? 3) Is it safe?
  • Cure for prostate cancer should result in a patient’s PSA being undetectable or zero – CyberKnife treatment for prostate cancer doesn’t result in this unlike surgery does.
  • Only prostate cancer surgery will provide you precise accurate prostate cancer staging.
  • Surgery will ensure that a patient will be cancer free.
Dr. David Samadi | Robotic Prostate Surgeon
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ProstateCancer911.com is a resource created by Dr. David Samadi in order to raise awareness and get more men to receive prostate cancer treatment. The information is strictly general and you should always discuss with your doctor issues concerning your health.

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