Focal Therapies for Prostate Cancer

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Surgical oncologist Vincent Laudone of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center describes focal therapy, a new approach to treating very small tumors in the prostate. Focal therapies include photodynamic therapy, laser therapy, and cryotherapy, which treat one region of the prostate instead of the whole gland. Doctors are comparing the long-term benefits of focal therapies with those of surgery and radiation therapy.