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Media Coverage

Major news outlet stories on focused ultrasound.

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What is Focused Ultrasound?

Like a magnifying glass focusing beams of light on a single point, focused ultrasound concentrates ultrasound energy on a target in the body without harming healthy surrounding tissue.

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What can focused ultrasound treat?

Focused ultrasound is being researched for over 170 diseases worldwide. While most are in the early stages, commercial treatment is now available in the US for essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease, liver tumors, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, osteoid osteoma, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.

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Patient Stories

Donor Profile: Mo and John Pritzker

Foundation Council member Mo Pritzker and her husband, John, share why they support the Foundation and how they see focused ultrasound changing medicine.

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Investigator Profile: Mishal Mendiratta-Lala, MD

Mishal Mendiratta-Lala, MD, is an abdominal and cross-sectional interventional radiologist at the University of Michigan who led the US liver tumor histotripsy clinical trial (#HOPE4LIVER).

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Company Profile: EXACT Therapeutics AS

EXACT Therapeutics AS is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Oslo, Norway. The company is developing Acoustic Cluster Therapy (ACT®), a novel ultrasound-mediated technology platform for delivering targeted therapeutics.

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Focused Ultrasound By The Numbers *

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* This information will be updated periodically.