Tag: tumour

TheraSphere treatment

EPOCH trial reignites radioembolization as treatment for colorectal liver metastases

In the trial, radioembolization (also called selective internal radiation therapy ) using glass beads (Therasphere; Boston Scientific) containing radioactive yttrium (Y-90) was used as...
Bernhard Gebauer

How SIR-Spheres® Y-90 resin microspheres can improve patient outcomes, offer greater...

This advertorial is sponsored by Sirtex Medical. Two  experts in the field of interventional radiology,  Bernhard Gebauer (head of interventional radiology at Charité – Universitätsmedizin...

Cryoablation could freeze out lumpectomy in early-stage, low-risk breast tumours

A pilot study, published in the Journal of Cancer Therapy, reveals that percutaneous cryoablation of early-stage, low-risk breast cancer tumours smaller than 15mm presents a...
lung sarcoma

Percutaneous microwave and cryoablation suitable for sarcoma lung metastases treatment  

Percutaneous microwave and cryoablation allow for repeat minimally invasive treatment of sarcoma lung metastases with mild complications, according to the conclusions of a study...
cancer

Biopsy alternative: ‘Wearable’ device captures cancer cells from blood

A prototype wearable device, tested in animal models, can continuously collect live cancer cells directly from a patient’s blood. Proposed as an alternative to...

Guerbet announces Lausanne partnership to evaluate immunogenic potential of cTACE

Guerbet has announced a partnership with the Department of Radiodiagnosis and Interventional Radiology of Lausanne's University Hospital (CHUV) and the Lausanne Center for Experimental...
Cluster of two well-preserved tumour cells obtained by left hypogastric artery sampling

Selective liquid biopsy yields promising results

Laboratory techniques that make genetic profiling and mutation monitoring of tumours more readily accessible than by direct tissue biopsy have recently been introduced. These...