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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.

6 Tips For A Healthy 2018

January 18, 2018

With the New Year, come new goals and resolutions. If taking control of your prostate health isn’t already on your list, consider adding it. Many of the preventative measures taken for your prostate can have positive affects on your overall physical and mental condition. Follow these guidelines to achieve optimal prostate health.

Quality of (sex) Life After Prostate Cancer

September 29, 2016

When you are going about your everyday life and are suddenly slammed with a cancer diagnosis, you may wonder how this will affect your regular activities. With prostate cancer, there are varying degrees of impact. Men who have prostate cancer that requires treatment will see more impact on their usual activity level, with the degree dependent on the treatment they pursue.

Study shows HIFU preserves quality of life

April 22, 2016

HIFU has traditionally been used to treat the entire prostate gland. However, recent studies suggest that partial gland, or focal, HIFU treatment may be a safer and effective treatment in select patients. The largest study to date on focal HIFU treatment has just been presented with exciting results.

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