Author | Damian E. Dupuy, MD

Articles

Tumor Ablation: Treatment and Palliation Using Image-Guided Therapy

October 01, 2005

Imagine destroying a tumor in 6minutes with a small needle electrodeplaced through the skin intoa tumor deep in the human body-thepatient is cured after spending only afew hours in the hospital and leaveswith just a small bandage. This maysound like science fiction, but it isreality in many medical centers aroundthe world.