In His Own Words: Dr. Frank Simoncini, D.O., Cancer Survivor

April 17, 2019

What is HIFU? High Intensity Focused Ultrasound. For many years, thousands of men suffering from prostate cancer have benefited from prostate cancer treatment with robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy, radiation therapy, and HIFU. HIFU has been cleared for use in the USA for the ablative treatment of prostate cancer since 2015.

My personal belief, as a physician, surgeon and cancer survivor is that prostate cancer treatment in the United States is very good. Most likely the best the world has to offer is in the United States. I do not believe in a ‘one size fits all’ approach to prostate cancer.

Blog Tags: HIFU, Patient Perspective, Prostate Cancer Treatment Options, and Quality of life.

Vituro Voice with CEO Clete Walker: 2018 Wrap Up, 2019 Unwrap

March 4, 2019

As high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) enters its third full year, 2018 was a big transitional year, not only for us but for the industry. We’re seeing more demand and more doctors interested in offering the procedure as part of their comprehensive programs. HIFU is the least invasive procedure with the lowest chance of side effects and gives patients an opportunity to cure their cancer without sacrificing their quality of life.

Blog Tags: HIFU, Prostate Cancer Treatment Options, PSA, and Quality of life after prostate cancer.


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