Alternative Treatment for Localized Prostate Cancer: Three Men’s Perspectives

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, after skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, there will be more than 161,000 new diagnoses this year alone. For decades men suffering from prostate cancer have had two primary modalities for treating prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, after skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, there will be more than 161,000 new diagnoses this year alone. For decades men suffering from prostate cancer have had two primary modalities for treating prostate cancer:

(1) Watchful waiting or active surveillance

(2) Radical treatment

Thanks to advances in ultrasound technology, however, men have another option: High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU). Three men tell their stories about why they chose HIFU...

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