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Is cyberknife treatment appropriate for prostate cancer ?

I have had my prosate took out after three years my psa is coming back up it is 3.2 the Dr. told me my cancer was at the top part of my prosate so he thinks my bladder tube where it was joined back together could be my problem He wants me to have radation . What can cyberknife do for me for this problem?? Please Help I am 70 & white can cyberknife treat this???
Asked On : Tue, 17 May 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
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cyber-knife is used for the treatment of benign & malignant is a type of target therapy in which radio therapy is given to particular part or targeting malignant part or portion only.
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Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
CyberKnife is a method of delivering radiotherapy, with the intention of targeting treatment more accurately than standard radiotherapy. used both for malignant and benign tumor.completely non-invasive technique which serves as an alternative to treat both benign and cancerous tumors in the spine, pancreas, kidney, brain, lung, and liver. Extreme doses of radiation are put into the cancer cells with high degree of has advantage of-
No recovery time is needed.
Very less pain is felt and only mild sedation is administered.
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