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First Major Medical Meeting Convening for MRI-guided Focused Ultrasound to Treat Cancer, Stroke, Fibroids, Other Conditions
Date:8/25/2008

ul meeting, because more physicians need to be aware of MRgFUS technology."

-- Mario Zuccarello, M.D., Professor; Director, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

"MRgFUS 2008 in Washington, DC, will be a very exciting opportunity for a multi-disciplinary team of experts to present and discuss the future -- it should be very helpful in increasing awareness and will accelerate the advancement of the entire field. MRgFUS is a major part of our clinical research currently and will grow and become a major treatment option for many of our patients."

-- Clare M. C. Tempany, M.D., Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Ferenc Jolesz Chair of Radiology Research, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

"The MRgFUS 2008 meeting will be the first major international scientific congress addressing the rationale for and feasibility of focal therapy for prostate cancer. It will bring together experts in imaging and treatment technology with experts in the diseases. I think it will launch an exciting new era in minimally invasive treatment of cancer. MRgFUS promises to play a major role in oncology in the future. [It will be] extremely valuable for urology and for surgical oncology in general."

-- Peter T. Scardino, M.D., F.A.C.S., Chair, Department of Surgery, Florence and Theodore Baumritter & Enid Ancell Chair of Urologic Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

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Feinstein Kean Healthcare

(617) 761-6742

sara.nazzaro@fkhealth.com


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