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14 March 2016

Prostate Cancer Treatment Has 97% Survival Rate, Study Suggests

A prostate cancer treatment which is rarely offered on the NHS may give patients a 97% chance of survival after five years, a landmark study has suggested.

The so-called “male lumpectomy” treatment works by treating just the prostate cancer tumour with High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU).

It is said to have “significantly fewer side effects” than traditional treatments and delivers high rates of cancer control.

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