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I just returned from getting my fourth HIFU treatment - the first two were in Germany, the second two were in France. The doctors have always been conservative in treating me to spare nerve bundles and sphincter, and so far it's worked. Well, the cancer proved to persist, but it's never escaped the capsule and all my functions are still intact - and the cancer, though aggressive (Gleason 3+4) is small. The problem is that it's always been in the right apex, tucked way down into a corner, so to speak, so hard to dig out of there without damaging other tissues.
The post-MRI showed no more cancer, but then it showed that on the third try also. These last two HIFUs were with Focal-1, the latest and greatest and most accurate and controllable technology, continually updated with software.
If anybody wants any information, I'll provide as much as I can.