Anthony Cmelak Archives
Non-invasive radiosurgery alleviates patient’s 50-year experience with depression
May. 26, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center Radiation Oncologists have performed a first-ever non-invasive procedure which has greatly improved a patient’s 50-year symptoms of long-term, treatment-resistant depression.
Noninvasive treatment for refractory OCD, major depression shows promise for lifelong benefits
Oct. 15, 2020—Four months ago, a multidisciplinary care team at Vanderbilt University Medical Center treated a patient with lifelong major depressive disorder (MDD) and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) — conditions that left her debilitated with intrusive thoughts, constant fear, suicidal intent and anorexia.
VICC at Franklin adds new radiation therapy technology
Apr. 30, 2015—The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) at Franklin has added new technology to enhance treatment for patients needing radiation therapy or stereotactic body radiation.
HPV-positive head and neck cancer patients may receive lower radiation dose
Jun. 19, 2014—A new study suggests that lowering the dose of radiation therapy for some head and neck cancer patients may improve outcomes and cause fewer long-term side effects.
Stereotactic Radiosurgery Center sharpens its focus
Mar. 20, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s stereotactic radiosurgery equipment was the first of its kind in Middle Tennessee in 2009. Now, a newly organized Stereotactic Radiosurgery Center is making it easier for patients to receive this cutting-edge treatment.