oncology Tag

Every year more than 1.6 million Americans receive a cancer diagnosis. The five-year survival rate has grown in 30 years from 49% to 67%. This is due to earlier detection as well as improvement in treatments. One of those treatment improvements is in the field of interventional oncology. This is a less-invasive treatment that occurs on an outpatient basis. This procedure...

WHAT IS INTERVENTIONAL ONCOLOGY? Interventional oncology is procedures used to diagnose and treat cancer, and cancer-related issues. It uses highly targeted and minimally invasive procedures performed under image guidance. This enables precise treatment of solid tumors, or neoplasms, throughout various organs and areas in the human body.   WHAT CONDITIONS DOES INTERVENTIONAL ONCOLOGY TREAT? Interventional oncology is used to treat solid tumors/neoplastic tissue all...