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Leading Authority on Brain Tumors Joins Foundation

Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia, has joined the Foundation...

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The History of Focused Ultrasound

Professor Gail ter Haar, PhD, from the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, presented the following...

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Radiologists Study Contrast Enhancement Patterns from Alzheimer’s Trial

Key Points A multisite clinical trial is investigating focused ultrasound for patients with Alzheimer's disease. Radiologists at West...

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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 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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