Patient Stories: Dr. J. Phillip Thompson

When J. Phillip Thompson, PhD, Deputy Mayor of New York City, was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he found the next-level treatment he was looking for at the Maimonides Prostate Center. Under the care of Dr. David Silver, Director of the Division of Urology and leader of the Maimonides Prostate Center, Mr. Thompson underwent focal high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), a minimally invasive treatment that selectively destroys only the cancerous prostate cells without harming healthy tissue.

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