International survey reveals high variability in TACE technique

Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) is a mainstay of locoregional treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the intermediate stage. “The technique for this procedure, however, continues...

Radiation segmentectomy offers new treatment option for liver cancer

Radiation segmentectomy is a minimally invasive option that uses the radioisotope yttrium-90 (Y90) to destroy tumours. One-, three-, and five-year overall survival probability was 100%, 82% and 75% in patients with a baseline tumour size of 3cm or less.

Medtronic expands IO focus with US launch of OptiSphere embolization spheres

Medtronic announced the US launch of OptiSphere embolization spheres, a resorbable embolic platform designed for embolization of hypervascular tumours. OptiSphere offers patients an alternative treatment...

SIRT fails to extend survival in the SORAMIC study palliative cohort

  The SORAMIC study, presented at The International Liver Congress, shows that the addition of selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) to sorafenib in patients with...

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