MD Anderson Cancer Center
Heating and Freezing Used to Destroy Prostate Cancer Cells – CNL
Ablative therapy (using hot or cold fluid to destroy tissue) is being used at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center as one option to treat prostate cancer. John Ward, M.D., assistant professor in the Urology Department, discusses HIFU, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, (heat) and cryotherapy (cold) as effective minimally invasive treatment choices for prostate cancer patients.
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Title: Heating and Freezing Used to Destroy Prostate Cancer Cells – CNL
Summary: Ablative therapy (using hot or cold fluid to destroy tissue) is being used at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center as one option to treat prostate cancer. John Ward, M.D., assistant professor in the Urology Department, discusses HIFU, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, (heat) and cryotherapy (cold) as effective minimally invasive treatment choices for prostate cancer patients.
Keywords: Cancer Newsline, CNL, ablation, hifu, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, cryotherapy, cold, heat, minimally invasive, prostate, cancer, john ward, md anderson
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