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October 15, 2020 - First Liver Tumor Trial Initiated in US – and more news…

{{Subject}} October 15, 2020 IN THIS ISSUE Top News | Foundation News | Symposium News | Patient News | Research News  Industry...

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Alice W. Handy Joins Foundation’s Council

The Foundation is pleased to welcome Alice W. Handy, a pioneer in institutional investing, to its...

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The Focused Ultrasound Foundation has joined forces with the Blood Profiling Atlas in Cancer (BloodPAC) –...

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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, tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.
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A distinguished executive in the financial industry, Rick Frisbie shares his passion for how focused ultrasound could change healthcare...
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Our latest Center of Excellence is focused on treating pediatric solid tumors and novel cancer applications of focused ultrasound...
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For more than 30 years, Onda has been developing technologies to measure ultrasound waves...
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