Salvage surgery as second-line therapy after HIFU for localized prostate cancer

High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is approved in Canada for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. Since its approval, this form of treatment has become popular among patients seeking a potentially curative form of treatment with low risk for complications and side effects. … READ MORE …

More weekend news reports: April 19, 2009

The reports discussed below deal with:

  • Positron emission tomography in prostate cancer management
  • HIFU and cryotherapy in focal therapy for prostate cancer
  • Does a prior TURP affect outcomes to radical prostatectomy? … READ MORE …

The daily news update: Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Reports today deal with:

  • 5α-Reductase inhibitors and other agents in prevention of prostate cancer
  • Expansion of patient eligibility for an Ablatherm HIFU trial in the USA
  • Osteoprotegerin in development and progression of bone metastases
  • Chemo-immunotherapy for treatment of metastatic disease … READ MORE …