Doctors in the UK are carrying out clinical trials to destroy cancerous tumours without the use of surgery. It’s part of new innovative ways that doctors are using technological advances to tackle chronic diseases.
In this film we see how David Atwell, a keen tennis player, was recently treated for kidney cancer with High Intensity Focused Ultrasound. Three days later, he was back on the courts.
The machine that he was treated with was imported from China – where they’ve been treating people successfully with High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for decades. The western world is learning fast from the pioneering advances is ultrasound surgery in China.