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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

Ablation or embolization treatments for pancreatic cancer

... abnormal tissue. Cryosurgery (cryoablation): This procedure destroys
a tumor by freezing it using a thin metal probe. The ...

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

Ablation or embolization for pancreatic cancer | American ...

... Cryosurgery (cryoablation): In cryosurgery, a probe is put right into the tumor
to freeze the tissue with liquid nitrogen or liquid carbon dioxide. ...

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 local treatments for kidney cancer | American 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

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 | American Cancer ...

... 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