Why high-intensity focused ultrasound is beneficial for patients with prostate cancer


“You can be 2 to 3 mm from another organ and still safely treat the tissue that you want to,” says Jennifer Linehan, MD.

In this video, Jennifer Linehan, MD, discusses the what makes high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) unique compared to other treatment options for prostate cancer and how minimally invasive and robotic therapies like HIFU have changed the space. Linehan is an associate professor of urology and urologic oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, California.

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