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News

Focused Ultrasound and Cancer Immunotherapy Workshop Results Now Available

As reported this summer, the Foundation – in conjunction with the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) –...

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New Ultrasound Device to Treat the Prostate Receives FDA Approval

Profound Medical recently announced that its TULSA-PRO® device has earned 510(k) clearance by the US Food...

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Novel Approach for Treating the Brain Awarded $2.4 Million Research Grant

Focused ultrasound researchers at the University of Michigan have been awarded a four-year, $2.4M grant from...

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MEDIA COVERAGE

Major news outlet stories on focused ultrasound.

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 100 diseases worldwide. While most are in the early stages, commercial treatment is now available in the US for essential tremor, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.
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Patient Stories

DONOR PROFILES: BOB HIRSCH

After a successful career at Gold Eagle Co., Bob Hirsch is interested in the potential of focused ultrasound to change medicine and help patients like his wife...
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EXPERT PROFILES: IMPERIAL COLLEGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST

Professor Wladyslaw Gedroyc discusses focused ultrasound research and clinical care at Imperial College Healthcare National Health Service Trust...
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INDUSTRY PROFILES: BRACCO

Bracco is one of the world's leaders in diagnostic imaging that traces its roots back more than 90 years...
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