TFTC team contribute to landmark study showing oncological outcomes from focal therapy comparable to radical prostatectomy, Read Evidence,in the media and Recent Blog Post.

Focal therapy treatment for prostate cancer avoids side-effects

A non-invasive treatment for prostate cancer that prevents side-effects should be urgently introduced across the NHS to give thousands of men a better life, scientists say.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the UK, with about 48,500 new cases a year. It is usually treated with radiotherapy or surgery, which can have side-effects including sexual dysfunction and incontinence.

An alternative, focal therapy, has been heralded as the biggest advancement in treatment for decades. It is as effective as the commonly used treatments but does not cause the same side-effects, new research shows.

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“HIFU is something people need to be aware of – I believe this treatment should be more widely available and more widely promoted. It wasn’t something suggested to me as a possibility by my urologist and I actually raised it myself. I would recommend HIFU and in fact have recommended it to others.”

Keith (The Focal Therapy Clinic Patient)

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Based upon the details that you know and can provide to us, we will send you a Plain English personalised preliminary suitability report for HIFU Focal Therapy treatment of your prostate cancer.

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