New Prostate Cancer Treatment a Success for New Orleans Music Producer

Between COVID delays and Hurricane Laura, which closed the border between Louisiana and Texas, Norris’s procedure ended up being postponed until October, the same month he was due to return to Dr. Bardot for a follow-up exam. The delay was fortuitous. In the five months since Norris was diagnosed, Ochsner Medical Center acquired Focal One High Intensity Focused Ultrasound — or Focal One HIFU – expressly for treatment of localized prostate cancer and one that dramatically reduced the risk of debilitating side effects. Ochsner was the first hospital in Louisiana to acquire Focal One HIFU. And Norris became the hospital’s first Focal One HIFU patient.

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