Targeted focal therapy for the management of organ confined prostate cancer.

  title={Targeted focal therapy for the management of organ confined prostate cancer.},
  author={Al Baha Barqawi and Diliana Stoimenova and Kevin J. Krughoff and Khadijah Eid and Colin I. O'Donnell and J Matthew Phillips and E. David Crawford},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={192 3},
PURPOSE Patients currently diagnosed with low risk prostate cancer are often overtreated and experience complications, resulting in detriment to quality of life. Targeted focal therapy is a minimally invasive procedure designed to ablate tumor foci while minimizing collateral damage to maintain quality of life. MATERIALS AND METHODS This institutional review board approved, prospective study was done to assess the safety and efficacy of targeted focal therapy using cryotherapy in men 40 to 85… CONTINUE READING
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