Prostate cancer therapy with high-intensity focused ultrasound

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High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) has been used to ablate benign and malignant prostate tissue for several decades. This review summarizes the technology and available clinical trials to date. Continued technotogical advances combined with well-designed clinical trials could allow HIFU to become part of the arsenal against prostate cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)187-192
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Genitourinary Cancer
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 2005


  • Localized prostate cancer
  • Minimally invasive therapy
  • Recurrent disease
  • Thermal therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Urology

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