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How does MRI scanning treat advanced prostate cancer?

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A newer noninvasive procedure uses MRI scanning to focus the energy from ultrasound in order to destroy nerve endings in the bone around the tumor. This can provide relief from bone pain with a low risk of complications.

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Prostate Cancer Foundation. 

National Institutes of Health.

American Cancer Society web site.

News release, Astellas Pharma Inc.

Reviewed by William Blahd on July 11, 2017

SOURCES: 

Prostate Cancer Foundation. 

National Institutes of Health.

American Cancer Society web site.

News release, Astellas Pharma Inc.

Reviewed by William Blahd on July 11, 2017

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