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Focal Therapy (FT)

Achieves cancer control by targeting the lesions or the regions of the cancer and avoids damage to the surrounding tissues thus minimizing side effects which are common to the radical treatment, such as urinary continence and sexual function, and bowel-related side effects. Various ablative methods are used to deliver energy to the cancerous tissue.

FoundationOne Liquid CDX test

An FDA-approved germline test that analyzes genes in a blood sample.