Wishing You a Happy, Healthy Holidays!
Whether you’re a patient who’s received the TULSA Procedure or you continue to stay up-to-date with us about everything prostate-related, we want to thank you for your continued support. This time of year is a busy time for most with festivities, travelling, and quality time with family and friends. While the holidays are fun, they […]Read more
No-Shave November for Men’s Health Awareness
In 2003, Travis Garone and Luke Slattery unintentionally began the now global movement ‘Movember’ in Australia. The joke started amongst their friends to bring back the fashion of growing a moustache. They then decided to associate the challenge with a blue ribbon to campaign for men’s health awareness and soon found that 30 of their […]Read more
What is the Difference Between the TULSA Procedure and HIFU?
‘Ultrasound Ablation’ or ‘Thermal Ultrasound’ is the process of using heat created by ultrasound energy to ablate tissue resulting in cell death. The TULSA Procedure and HIFU both use thermal ultrasound to ablate prostate tissue, but the technology and delivery methods are very different. The TULSA Procedure is not just another focal ablation modality; the […]Read more
Modern Focal Therapy Options For Prostate Treatment
Before the development of focal therapy, men typically had two options to manage their localized prostate cancer: Active surveillance – Also known as “watchful waiting”, low-risk patients undergo regular medical tests to determine whether their cancer is getting worse. About half of the men under active surveillance will eventually need to have treatment. Radiation or […]Read more
Why Men’s Health Month Is Important
June is National Men’s Health Month, an initiative started by the Men’s Health Network in 1992. The goal of Men’s Health Month is to push the conversation about preventable health problems, encourage early detection of disease through screening, bring awareness to the treatment of disease for men of all ages, and educate men on how […]Read more