Brain Cancer

South Florida Radiation Oncology offers the most technologically advanced treatments for brain cancer so you can get back to living your life.

We provide you and your family member with a team to help you navigate and decide upon the best course of treatment for your brain cancer. Our experienced, board-certified physicians specializing in brain cancer treatment are here to deliver the best possible care with the most cutting-edge brain-cancer-fighting technology.

According to the National Cancer Institute, a brain tumor is the growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain. Brain tumors can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer).

See the online booklet What You Need To Know About™ Brain Tumors to learn about brain tumor symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and questions to ask your doctor about brain cancer.

For an overview of research advances and modern brain cancer treatment options, see Cancer Advances In Focus: Brain and Other Central Nervous System Cancers.

Brain Cancer Treatment Updates

Find information about brain cancer clinical trials, medical advances and treatments for brain cancer, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy and vaccine therapy, from the National Cancer Institute.

SFRO Brain Cancer Treatment Options

If you've been diagnosed with brain cancer, it can be overwhelming. SFRO offers you hope with the CyberKnife System and TrueBeam STx – two front-runners in brain cancer treatment.

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treatment for brain cancerCyberKnife® Advantages for Brain Cancer Treatment

  • The CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System is pain free, noninvasive and requires no incisions, and can be done in 5 treatments or less. It is a new, effective treatment for brain cancer.
  • With the CyberKnife, no frame is required to keep the head motionless during treatment.
  • It is offered as an outpatient procedure so you experience an almost immediate return to normal activity.

For more detailed information on the CyberKnife treatment for brain cancer click here.

For additional resources about CyberKnife, please visit these websites: Accuray and CyberKnife.

TrueBeam STx Advantages for Brain Cancer Treatment

  • The TrueBeam STx combines imaging, sophisticated and powerful beam delivery and advanced motion management to deliver a prescribed radiation dose from nearly every angle to the area of the brain affected by cancer.
  • Clinicians can develop a treatment for brain cancer that is best suited for a patient's individual circumstances with greater precision.

For additional resources about TrueBeam STx radiation treatment for brain cancer, please visit this website: Varian TrueBeam STx.

Another effective treatment for brain cancer is Rapid Arc, which is also performed by the TrueBeam brain cancer treatment system.

To see the other contemporary cancer treatment options available at SFRO, please click here.

Please call us at 877-930-SFRO (7376) today to find the right brain cancer treatment for you.

 
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