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John Grisham’s "The Tumor" Has Reached One Million People

Four years ago, the Foundation’s Chairman, Neal F. Kassell, MD, and Board member and best-selling author...

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Clinical Trial to Test Safety of Novel Focused Ultrasound Device for Breast Cancer Now Underway in France

A groundbreaking clinical trial for women with nonpalpable breast cancer is now underway at Institut Bergonié...

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Focused Ultrasound Pioneer Joins Foundation Team

Charlottesville, Virginia, October 24, 2019 – The Foundation is pleased to announce that Narendra (Naren) Sanghvi...

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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, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.
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Patient Stories


Inspired by a presentation at TEDx Charlottesville in 2015, one Foundation donor chooses to support our mission without recognition...
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Professor Wladyslaw Gedroyc discusses focused ultrasound research and clinical care at Imperial College Healthcare National Health Service Trust...
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Cardiawave is testing their Valvosoft platform to treat "untreatable" patients with aortic heart valve stenosis...
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