Jackie, Farmingville

“I felt a lump in my left breast for two years. I was tested and when the results came back my gynecologist said I want you to see this surgeon, Dr. (Randall) Schrager,” said Jacqueline Guagliano of Farmingville. “This was in April 2003. My doctor said, yes, it’s cancer. I’ll never forget – my whole…

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Cyberknife Prostate Treatment

Julius, Holtsville

Julius Panetta’s brother had prostate cancer, so his doctor always kept a close eye on Julius’ Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) levels, a test that could be an indicator of prostate cancer. When his doctor noticed that Julius’ PSA level had risen, he ordered a test. It came back positive for prostate cancer and his doctor,…

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Cyberknife Brain Tumor

David, Port Jefferson Station

David Kraft, a 59-year-old mechanic for the Long Island Railroad who worked in the Port Jefferson yard, was suffering for a few years from  dizziness, tiredness, headaches, sinus pressure and bouts of hearing loss. He had been caring for his father, who had Alzheimer’s disease,  and thought that he was developing allergies while in his…

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Cyberknife Prostate Cancer

Richard, Aquebogue

Richard Cooney, a 77-year-old retired Athletic Director from East Hampton High School, leads a very active life. “When I’m not busy renovating homes with my wife, Kathy, I’m out hiking, gardening, golfing and evening paddling in an outrigger canoe with a crew of six in Hawaii.” So when his doctor told him he had prostate…

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Cyberknife Prostate Cancer

Gerald, Wading River

Gerald Buckley couldn’t tell you much about his prostate cancer treatments at Precision CyberKnife of New York, except that they were easy and painless. “Talk about not hurting or being invasive!” he said. “I fell asleep during four of the five treatments when they put the headsets on and played country music. I was laying…

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