-We now offer focal therapy for prostate cancer, using cryotherapy (CRYO) and high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU).
With the addition of this these techniques, Tulane Urology is now THE comprehensive and most experienced treatment site in this region for the management of ALL stages of prostate cancer. From early diagnosis where active surveillance is recommended, to genetic testing and molecular biologic techniques to sift through low-grade versus high-grade cancers, our medical oncology team will provide our patients with the full spectrum of diagnosing. We can then manage all aspects and stages of your prostate cancer therapy with the most appropriate treatment option, whether it be focal therapy, advanced robotic surgery, state-of-the-art radiation techniques, or even appropriate clinical trials.
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I recent read a press release saying Tulane had a new trial cure for specific prostate cancers where electricity is passed through the prostate killing cancer cells but sparing healthy cells. Can you confirm such technology exists and provide me more info on that treatment please?
You can find out more information from this local news story: https://www.wwltv.com/article/news/health/new-treatment-for-prostate-cancer-introduced-in-new-orleans/289-9aac6c76-5ec8-496a-8967-c454b0681371
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