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Blog: A Spotlight of HIFU Clinical/Equipment Engineer Robert Dearing

July 26, 2019

In this blog, we spotlight our High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Clinical/Equipment Engineer, Robert Dearing. Robert works closely with HIFU equipment to ensure it is working at peak performance. We asked him a few questions, both on the technical and personal side, so you can know Robert Dearing!

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.

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.

What Women Should Know About Prostate Cancer

April 14, 2017

With prostate cancer affecting 1 in 7 men in the United States, the chances that a woman’s father, brother, or husband will some day be diagnosed is significant. Recently, we caught up patient Richard Gaffoglio’s wife to talk about what she thinks women should know about prostate cancer, and the importance of being a source of support.

MRI-Ultrasound Fusion Guided Biopsy More Precisely Detects Prostate Cancer

March 10, 2017

Men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer have many treatment options. For men who have been diagnosed with low grade, slow growing cancers active surveillance is an option. A recent study found that the criterion for active surveillance needs to be updated to reflect the use of the MRI-Ultrasound (MRI-US) Fusion-Guided Biopsy.

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