The minimally invasive treatment uses steam to kill cells and shrink the prostate and can be used on a wider range of anatomies.
Early results in clinical practice on large prostates appear “promising” and a study on prostates up to 150 grams is expected to begin later this year.
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Genomic testing is done on cancerous tissue taken from the prostate in order to provide information about how your prostate cancer might behave. By looking at the genetic makeup of the cancer, these tests may help predict whether your prostate cancer grows slowly or aggressively.
Genomic testing can be performed on both biopsy tissue and on tissue from an entire prostate following a prostatectomy.
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Men diagnosed with prostate cancer are faced with an array of prostate treatment options. Proton beam therapy—a form of external beam radiation therapy—is the latest choice now available in the United States. But it’s a controversial option as well, with some critics suggesting that its popularity may be driven by advertising rather than by sound scientific evidence of benefit over other therapies.
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