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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

Ablation and embolization to treat gastrointestinal stromal ...

Treatments such as ablation and embolization are often used to treat cancers
that start in the liver, but they can also be used to treat areas of cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalstromaltumorgist/detailedguide/gastrointestinal-stromal-tumor-treating-ablation-embolization

Ablation or embolization for pancreatic cancer | American ...

Ablation or embolization treatments are ways to destroy pancreatic tumors
without surgery. ... Ablation or embolization for pancreatic cancer. ...

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

Ablation or embolization treatments for pancreatic cancer

Ablation or embolization treatments are ways to destroy pancreatic tumors
without surgery. Learn more here. ... Embolization. ...

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

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

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 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

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