Oncology

Loco-regional therapy in Liver cancer: Ablation

Contributed by Dr. Ram Gurajala
04 September 2020

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Tumor ablation is broadly defined as the destruction of focal tumors by direct application of chemicals or energy.

It plays an important part of loco-regional therapies in liver cancer which can be curative or palliative. The following presentation talks about the different types of the ablative methods, indications, advantages, limitations.