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A new audio series brought to you by The Focal Therapy Clinic, where our host, Clare Delmar, explores some issues facing men diagnosed with prostate cancer that are little known, less understood and almost never talked about. See all episodes here.

The Power of Words

Being told you have cancer can render you mute, and viscerally disconnected between head and heart. The fear, complexity and taboos associated with prostate cancer

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Data Really Can Save Lives

There has been much confusion and divisive opinion over the NHS campaign #datasaveslives, aimed at building support amongst NHS patients and the general public to

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Addressing the “Big Three”

In the many interviews and conversations we’ve had with our patients over the last year, few, if any, have concluded without mention of one or more of the “Big Three” side effects that accompany a prostate diagnosis and some forms of treatment – incontinence, sexual function and mental health.

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Let’s talk about sex

From our conversations with almost 1,000 men who have approached the Focal Therapy Clinic about prostate cancer treatment, we know that many, if not most of them consider the preservation of their sexual function

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In Remembrance of John Mallard

John Mallard’s passing last week has special significance to those of us pushing boundaries in imaging-led healthcare, and prostate cancer in particular. He pioneered the

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Prostate Cancer in a Covid World

By Alan Doherty, Consultant Urologist, the Focal Therapy Clinic and The Birmingham Prostate Clinic As Covid-19 changes our lives in every conceivable way, inevitably, in

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Prostate Cancer - Toilets Closed

An Inconvenient Truth

Toilets – no one likes the word, few can look you in the eye when saying it, some even associate its use with one’s place

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Prostate Cancer HIFU Wordgrid

HIFU zaps prostate cancer

In this article from KSAT, Jeff Nelson, a prostate cancer patient recounts his HIFU Focal Therapy treatment journey. Jeff had fair warning that he may

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the prostate—a gland located directly under the bladder—lurks on the periphery of many men's health issues, but as an object of anxiety it goes beyond the medical, affecting how we understand masculinity, aging, and sexuality" @ElvinBox @Aladinsane40 https://t.co/NY3s7xlrsx
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Check out Quantib's "Ultimate Guide to AI in Prostate Cancer" that succinctly breaks down the broad term "AI" and how it can be applied to various steps along the prostate cancer pathway.
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MR-guided focused ultrasound focal therapy delivered to the index lesion had better outcomes for intermediate-risk prostate cancer compared w/ radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy. @BehfarEhdaieMD @sloan_kettering @AmerUrological #AUA21 #pcsm https://t.co/XejLVW39pv

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As a group of consultants we are passionate about prostate cancer sufferers knowing about all of their treatment options.

We know that settling on the right treatment is a big decision for you. If you would like to speak to one of our friendly and knowledgeable patient advocates about your diagnosis and the HIFU Focal Therapy treatment option then please do not hesitate to get in touch today.

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