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Partial gland cryoablation for prostate cancer — where are we?

The treatment landscape for localized prostate cancer is rapidly evolving to achieve oncological disease control, simultaneously preserving gastrointestinal and genitourinary function. Focal therapy using cryoablation is an emerging treatment for prostate cancer. Short-term and intermediate-term clinical data on focal cryoablation therapy in prostate cancer have shown promising oncological and functional outcomes.

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Fig. 1: Partial gland cryoablation of the prostate.


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Tan, W.P., Wysock, J.S. & Lepor, H. Partial gland cryoablation for prostate cancer — where are we?. Nat Rev Urol 20, 127–128 (2023).

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