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Beaumont seeks volunteers for treatment study

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ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) -- Beaumont Health System is seeking volunteers for a prostate cancer treatment study.

Researchers want to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an MRI-guided ultrasound therapy system to destroy cancerous prostate tissue.

Participants will be followed for a minimum of 12 months to check on their progress and any side effects, monitor their quality of life and signs of prostate cancer.

To be eligible for the study, participants must be 65 or older, have had a biopsy confirm cancer of the prostate and be able to tolerate general anesthesia.

The Beaumont Research Institute has 1,100 active laboratory and clinical studies involving 82,000 patients that are funded by government, foundation and commercial grants.

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Online: www.beaumont.edu

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