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2011-08-16 06:46:05

(Ivanhoe Newswire)--A new technique may be able to remove prostate cancer in patients without any incisions. For patients whose cancer returned after radiation treatment was conducted, Tulane University School of Medicine urologist Dr. Benjamin R. Lee has been studying a new clinical trial analyzing this potential treatment. The treatment is called High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, or HIFU, and uses ultrasound energy, sound waves, to quickly heat tissue to destroy cancer cells. The energy...

2010-12-08 10:30:00

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men, but its diagnosis has up to now been inaccurate and unpleasant. Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), in cooperation with AMC Amsterdam, have developed an imaging technology that can accurately identify tumors. The technology is based on ultrasound, and also has the potential to assess how aggressive tumors are. This can lead to better and more appropriate treatment, and to cost savings in health care. About 11%...

2009-08-25 13:00:00

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperSonic Imagine today announced that it has received 510K Clearance from the FDA for its Aixplorer(TM) ultrasound system and will begin to market and deliver the device in the United States. Aixplorer is the only commercially available system of its kind with MultiWave(TM) Technology, which is based upon interaction between conventional longitudinal waves and shear waves in tissue. The system consists of an all software-based...

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