Location:Room 11 (ICM, Level 1)
Focal treatment is about eradicating the cancer lesion within the prostate while preserving genitourinary function. This interactive course offers delegates
• understanding of the rationale for focal treatment and patient selection criteria
• update on principles, outcome and side effects of focal technologies
• a thorough discussion of biopsy strategies and imaging in diagnostic work-up and follow-up
• information about existing registries
As men with prostate cancer are getting younger the side effects of whole gland treatment are getting more important. With several new technologies available a significant development of focal treatment is expected in the coming years.