Overall Objectives for the 2020 FOCAL Therapy Course

 

  • Describe the rationale for focal/partial gland therapy of prostate cancer
  • Appropriately identify optimal candidates for focal treatments
  • Evaluate the latest evidence on oncological and functional outcomes of focal therapy
  • Describe surveillance strategies post-focal therapy of prostate cancer
  • Prevent, identify and manage the complications of focal therapy
  • Describe various steps of transperineal interventions and treatment planning for focal therapy using different modalities.
  • Describe the indications, preoperative evaluation, surgical steps/procedure, and expected patient outcomes for various minimally invasive operations for BPH