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embolization

[em-buh-li-ZAY-shun] a type of treatment that reduces the blood supply to a tumor by injecting materials to plug up the artery that supplies it.

Embolization therapy for liver cancer

... Tumor ablation for liver cancer. Next Topic. Radiation therapy for liver cancer.
Embolization therapy for liver cancer. ... Arterial embolization. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/livercancer/detailedguide/liver-cancer-treating-embolization-therapy

Embolization therapy for liver cancer

... Learn About Cancer » Liver Cancer » Overview Guide » Embolization therapy
for liver cancer. Share this Page. ... Embolization therapy for liver cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/livercancer/overviewguide/liver-cancer-overview-treating-embolization-therapy

Surgery for gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors | American ...

... Embolization. Another approach that can be useful in shrinking these
tumors is hepatic artery embolization. In this procedure ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/gastrointestinal-carcinoid-tumors-treating-surgery

Ablative techniques for pancreatic cancer

... This technique is also known as cryoablation. Embolization: For an embolization
procedure, a catheter is used to find the artery feeding the tumor. ...

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

Surgery for lung carcinoid tumors

... Embolization. Arterial embolization, also known as transarterial embolization
(or TAE), is another option for tumors that cannot be removed. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-treating-surgery

Treatment of liver cancer by stage

... In many cases a person may get other treatments, such as embolization
or ablation, while waiting for a liver transplant. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/livercancer/detailedguide/liver-cancer-treating-by-stage

Liver Cancer

... Tumor embolization • Radiation therapy ... Serious complications are uncommon,
but they are possible. Embolization therapy for liver cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003114-pdf.pdf

Liver Cancer Overview

... Surgery • Other local treatments, such as ablation or embolization • Radiation ...
Serious complications are rare. Embolization therapy for liver cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003058-pdf.pdf

Radiation therapy for liver cancer

... Previous Topic. Embolization therapy for liver cancer. Next Topic. Targeted
therapy for liver cancer. Radiation therapy for liver cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/livercancer/detailedguide/liver-cancer-treating-radiation-therapy

Ablative methods for pancreatic cancer

... This method is also known as cryoablation. Embolization: For an embolization,
a catheter is used to find the blood vessel feeding the tumor. ...

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