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My Prostate Cancer

In 2008 I was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer. As I educated myself about the disease and later underwent treatments, I decided to share what I learned with the 250,000 men who receive this diagnosis every year — all from a patient’s perspective. 496 more words

Free Association

Practical aspects of deciding whether HIFU is an appropriate treatment "for you"

An article by Julie Appleby of Kaiser Health News, posted yesterday on the STAT health news web site, asks whether high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is being “over-sold” to prostate cancer patients based on the limited outcome data currently available. 442 more words

Management

Salvage HIFU in men with a rising PSA after first-line surgery

We have long presumed that it would be possible to consider high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) as a form of salvage therapy for men with biochemically recurrent disease after either surgery or radiation therapy. 298 more words

Management

Yet another new type of HIFU is now in Phase II clinical trials

Another breathless media release has announced enrollment of the first patient into a Phase II clinical trial of yet another new form of high-intensity, focused ultrasound (HIFU) in men with low-risk and favorable, intermediate-risk, localized prostate cancer. 445 more words

Management

An Additional Solution for the Treatment of Prostate Cancers and One with Much Less Unintended Effects

Cancer of the prostate stays very common, thanks largely to the long life duration of men today. Due to this fact, new therapies are regularly being introduced, and several medical doctors are using high intensity… 272 more words

Cancer

An Alternative Option for Treating Prostate Tumors and One with Far Fewer Negative Effects

Prostate cancer stays very common, thanks largely to the increased life duration of guys today. Because of this, completely new therapies are often being introduced, and some doctors are making use of high intensity focused ultrasound or… 267 more words

Cancer

An Alternative Possibility to Help Treat Prostate Cancer and One with Far Fewer Negative Effects

Prostate cancer continues to be quite normal, thanks largely to the long life span of men these days. Due to this fact, brand new therapies are regularly being formulated, and some medical doctors are actually using… 274 more words

Cancer