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cryoablation

[cry-o-ah-BLAY-shun] use of extreme cold to freeze and kill cancer cells.

Cryosurgery for prostate cancer

... Cryosurgery (also called cryotherapy or cryoablation) is sometimes
used to treat early stage prostate cancer by freezing it. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-cryosurgery

Ablative methods for pancreatic cancer

... liquid carbon dioxide. The area being frozen is destroyed. This method
is also known as cryoablation. Embolization: For an ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/overviewguide/pancreatic-cancer-overview-treating-ablative-techniques

Ablative techniques for advanced cancer

... pain). In another type of ablation, called cryoablation, a probe put into
the tumor is used to freeze it, killing the cancer cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/advancedcancer/advanced-cancer-ablative-techniques

Other types of treatments for kidney cancer

... a standard treatment. Cryotherapy (cryoablation). This treatment uses
extreme cold to destroy the tumor. A hollow probe ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/overviewguide/kidney-cancer--adult--renal-cell-carcinoma-overview-treating-other-types

Ablative techniques for pancreatic cancer

... carbon dioxide. The area being frozen is destroyed. This technique
is also known as cryoablation. Embolization: For an ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-treating-ablative-techniques

Cryosurgery for prostate cancer

Cryosurgery (also called cryotherapy or cryoablation)is sometimes used to
treat early stage prostate cancer by freezing it. Learn about cryosurgery here ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/overviewguide/prostate-cancer-overview-treating-cryosurgery

Ablation and other local therapy for kidney cancer | American ...

... a standard treatment. Cryotherapy (cryoablation). This approach uses
extreme cold to destroy the tumor. A hollow probe ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-treating-ablation

References: Prostate cancer detailed guide

... AA, Autran-Gomez AM, Williams AK, Bauman G. Extended followup oncologic
outcome of randomized trial between cryoablation and external ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-references

Cancer Glossary

... small intestine. cryoablation Search [cry-o-ah-BLAY-shun]. use of
extreme cold to freeze and kill cancer cells. cryosurgery ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=c

Evolution of cancer treatments: Surgery

... Cryosurgery (also called cryotherapy or cryoablation) uses liquid nitrogen
spray or a very cold probe to freeze and kill abnormal cells. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/thehistoryofcancer/the-history-of-cancer-cancer-treatment-surgery