Author Topic: How often do have a MRI after Cyberknife  (Read 2494 times)

Andy M

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How often do have a MRI after Cyberknife
« on: January 16, 2010, 01:25:51 pm »
I had Cyberknife a 18 months ago at Stanford. I did 2 mri's and everything is fine. Do I need 1 mri a year or every 6 months thanks

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Re: How often do have a MRI after Cyberknife
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2010, 01:52:18 pm »
Andy -

that's a question for your doctor.

Most doctors have different philosophies about when their AN patients should have followup MRIs - regardless of whether they have radiation or surgery.  Your doctor might not agree with someone else's doctor, so it's best you ask yours.

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Re: How often do have a MRI after Cyberknife
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2010, 03:37:19 pm »
Hi Andy and welcome.

for me... I learned that each treating facility has different protocols for follow ups, esp. MRI's.

I had my post CK follow up MRI's at 6mos intervals until my 2 yr CK anniversary. I am now having them done 1x/year.  Since I am entering my 4th year post CK, had my "annual" MRI last night... and will see what the dr says for the MRI timeframe when I see the team.

Hope this helps.. and again, welcome.
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