What is Focal Ablation?

Learn about eliminating low to intermediate stage prostate cancers with minimal side effects

What does ‘Focal Laser Ablation’ mean?

In the case of prostate cancer, we mean focused tumor removal using lasers but there are different types of tumor removal. We will succinctly walk you through the treatments, what you can expect during Focal Laser Ablation treatment, and then you can read through the way we’ve answered other patient questions.

UNDERSTAND THE OPTIONS

A detailed look at the various types of Focal Ablation therapy of the prostate

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KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT

Everything you need to know about Focal Laser Ablation from diagnosis through monitoring

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GET ANSWERS

A collection of answers to the most common questions our patients have asked

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UTMB's Department of Radiology is accredited by the American College of Radiology in: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound. It is also recognized as a Center of Excellence for Breast Imaging.