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Ablative Therapies


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Ablative therapies are used to destroy a cancerous tumor. Ablative therapies currently in use with respect to colorectal cancer are:

Each of these techniques are used in patients that have a limited number of metastatic liver tumors. They are considered to be beneficial for patients with liver-only disease that is not operable who have tumors less than or equal to 3-4 cm.

These procedures are performed by a surgeon or interventional radiologist (IR) who specializes in oncology procedures.

For information about each treatment, see the other sections of this document.

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