Sperling Prostate Center

Category: Focal Treatment & Laser Ablation

Identifying Recurrence After Focal Prostate Cancer Treatment

Prostate MRI vs Biopsy - Sperling Prostate Center
Before a prostate cancer patient makes a final decision to have focal laser ablation, I go over the details of MRI-guided FLA and what to expect after treatment. I remind each person that it’s important to monitor for PCa recurrence. After any focal treatment (cryo, HIFU, Focal Laser Ablation, MRgFUS, TULSA) PCa can either come back in the treatment site—called treatment failure, meaning the treatment did not destroy all the cancer at the site—or recur in a different location... keep reading
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