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Alternative prostate cancer treatment Ablatherm HIFU: A Non-Invasive Treatment Option
Ablatherm® HIFU does not involve surgery but instead uses a High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) beam which safely and effectively destroys the prostate tissue with minimal side effects.
After reviewing the information on this website, you and your family will have a better understanding of prostate cancer treatment options and whether Ablatherm® HIFU may be the right prostate cancer treatment for you.
In November 2015, the FDA granted full approval to EDAP Ablatherm HIFU to carry out prostate ablation treatment in the U.S. Learn more about the FDA Approval .
Prostate cancer is the leading cancer among men in the U.S.A. It is estimated that 38.7 million men world wide have prostate cancer .
Treatment Options and alternative prostate cancer treatment options include surgery, External Beam Radiotherapy (EBRT), Brachytherapy, Cryotherapy and non-invasive, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound therapy (HIFU) including focal therapy .
About Maple Leaf HIFU
The goal of Maple Leaf HIFU is to provide patients throughout North America with access to the latest proven treatment option available for localized prostate cancer: Ablatherm® High Intensity Focused Ultrasound.
The medical offices of Maple Leaf HIFU are located at Cleveland Clinic in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Cleveland Clinic Canada is an outpatient facility that specializes in disease prevention, early detection and sports medicine.