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Media Coverage

Major news outlet stories on focused ultrasound.

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What is Focused Ultrasound?

Like a magnifying glass focusing beams of light on a single point, focused ultrasound concentrates ultrasound energy on a target in the body without harming healthy surrounding tissue.

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What can focused ultrasound treat?

Focused ultrasound is being researched for over 170 diseases worldwide. While most are in the early stages, commercial treatment is now available in the US for essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease, liver tumors, uterine fibroids, bone metastases, osteoid osteoma, and the prostate, and others are being treated elsewhere.

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Patient Stories

Donor Profile: Mo and John Pritzker

Foundation Council member Mo Pritzker and her husband, John, share why they support the Foundation and how they see focused ultrasound changing medicine.

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Clinician Profile: Tong Yang, MD

Dr. Yang is the Director of the HIFU Department and chief physician at Ningbo No. 2 Hospital in China. He has treated approximately 1,500 cases, including difficult-to-treat tumors, including those in the liver, pancreas, and uterus.

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Company Profile: SPIRE

SPIRE is a neuromodulation company developing therapeutic ultrasound for depression and chronic pain.

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Focused Ultrasound By The Numbers *

Device Manufacturers
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* This information will be updated periodically.