Herbert Lepor, MD, presented “Is Focal Ablation of Prostate Cancer Ready for Prime Time?” during the Jackson Hole Seminars on February 7, 2018 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

How to cite: LeporHerbert. “Is Focal Ablation of Prostate Cancer Ready for Prime Time?” February 7, 2018. Accessed Aug 2018. https://grandroundsinurology.com/Is-Focal-Ablation-of-Prostate-Cancer-Ready-for-Prime-Time/

Is Focal Ablation of Prostate Cancer Ready for Prime Time?

Summary:

Herbert Lepor, MD, defines focal ablation for prostate cancer and its quality of life, oncological, and cost benefits to patients. He then discusses best practices for the procedure, including optimal patient selection, energy source options, and extent of the ablation zone. Furthermore, he explains the research and improvement needed to make focal ablation ready for prime time.