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ABC News NIGHTLINE Features HIFU with Sonablate(R) 500 as Non Invasive Treatment Option for Prostate Cancer
Date:6/27/2008

n invasive treatment option for men who are looking for a therapy that will not completely disrupt their lives. A story on a prominent news program, such as ABC, NIGHTLINE increases awareness of the procedure and encourages people to conduct personal research to see if HIFU is a treatment option they should consider," said Steve Puckett, Jr., USHIFU Chief Executive Officer.

In the program, NIGHTLINE followed HIFU patient Richard Brightmire, as he traveled to Cancun, Mexico to have HIFU in February. According to the story, Brightmire chose HIFU because he wanted to preserve his quality of life and he was not satisfied with the other treatment options that were presented to him.

Four months after his procedure, Brightmire's PSA is zero and he has maintained his quality of life. "I'm doing fine since the HIFU procedure. Everything is back to normal," Brightmire said.

"I think that NIGHTLINE stressed sexual preservation as the main reason for going with HIFU. It's my belief that sexual preservation is only one of several important aspects," Brightmire continued. "For me, I went with the procedure because of the results outside the U.S. that show it to be non-invasive and show a lower risk of long-term hospitalization, and a lower risk of incontinence as well as impotence especially compared to surgery and other treatments available today."

USHIFU recognizes that, as the segment mentions, not all physicians are advocates of new prostate cancer therapies, "We understand that there is a very high bar of scrutiny for new prostate cancer treatment modalities, as there should be," Puckett said. "We highly encourage physicians to evaluate the technology for themselves and explore the international clinical outcomes that exist."

"In the program I found it particularly interesting that Dr. Patrick Walsh, of John Hopkins University was referenced as an expert with regards to HIFU. To my knowledge he has never seen or used our technology. We exte
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