Emerging HIFU applications in cancer therapy.

@article{Maloney2015EmergingHA,
  title={Emerging HIFU applications in cancer therapy.},
  author={Ezekiel Maloney and Joo Ha Hwang},
  journal={International journal of hyperthermia : the official journal of European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, North American Hyperthermia Group},
  year={2015},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={302-9}
}
High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), is a promising, non-invasive modality for treatment of tumours in conjunction with magnetic resonance imaging or diagnostic ultrasound guidance. HIFU is being used increasingly for treatment of prostate cancer and uterine fibroids. Over the last 10 years a growing number of clinical trials have examined HIFU treatment of both benign and malignant tumours of the liver, breast, pancreas, bone, connective tissue, thyroid, parathyroid, kidney and brain. For… CONTINUE READING
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