HOUSTON, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Laser Prostate Centers of America's (LPCA) Xavier Garcia-Rojas, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A. will be speaking to the Us TOO Plano chapter on October 3, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss new technology for MRI image-guided biopsies and alternative focal laser treatments for prostate cancer. US TOO Plano is an affiliate of Us TOO international prostate cancer education and support network. Following on the heels of September's National Prostate Awareness Month, LPCA continues to strive and inform the public about this common men's cancer, and treatment options available due to new technologies. Prostate cancer is the number one cancer among men after skin cancer, and 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime.
The Plano chapter meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of each month from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital at 6200 W. Parker Road, Tower A, lower level, Conference Center, Oak Room in Plano, Texas. Anyone wanting to know more about prostate cancer and alternative treatments are encouraged to attend. Guests do not have to live in the Plano area and the event is free. For more information on the Plano chapter, call 972-998-5221. Laser Prostate Centers of America wants to educate men and their families of early detection options and focal therapy treatments that can provide a better quality of life for men with early stage prostate cancer.
Dr. Garcia-Rojas is partner and board-certified radiologist of the LPCA multi-specialty team that offers MRI-guided biopsies and focal therapies including focal laser ablation (FLA) for prostate cancer. He is an interventional radiologist, trained in minimally-invasive tumor biopsies and tumor ablation with advanced specialization in abdominal and pelvic MRI and is dedicated to cutting-edge treatments and the introduction of advanced technology to healthcare. He received his M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine, Ph.D. in radiological sciences from the University of Texas, and M.B.A. from Rice University. His diagnostic radiology residency was at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed dual fellowships in abdominal imaging and image-guided therapy at the National Center for Image Guided Therapy at Harvard Medical School and completed a Biodesign Innovation fellowship at the Texas Medical Center Innovation Institute. He is also co-founder and CMO at IntuiTap Medical, Inc.
About Laser Prostate Centers of America (LPCA)
Laser Prostate Centers of America is a group of expert physicians that offer cutting-edge technologies to determine detection and treatment options for prostate cancer. The team of highly-skilled physicians and staff bring many years of knowledge in urology and interventional radiology to their patients in helping determine the best strategy and treatment plans using the new technologies that were not available to men in the past. In using these approaches for minimally-invasive treatment and detection, men have a quicker recovery time and can better maintain their quality of life with fewer side effects such as incontinence and impotence. With offices located in Houston, Texas, LPCA works with patients from across the country and the globe to help determine their best path for prostate cancer treatment. www.laserprostate.com
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