Laser Ablation Efficacy

Laser-Targeted Removal of Prostate Tumors Works as Well as the Complete Removal of the Prostate

One question we often hear at Cancer ABCs is about the efficacy of laser targeted removal of cancerous tissue from the prostate gland as opposed to removing the entire gland.  Recently described research from Dr. Eric Walser who is at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has shown that selectively destroying cancerous prostate tissue inside of the prostate gland can be as effective as the removal of the entire prostate gland.