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Inoperable liver cancer treatable with ablation therapy

Secondary growths in the liver from colorectal cancer can now be treated with radiofrequency ablation therapy rather than being considered inoperable and has better survival rates than current sole treatment with chemotherapy. Patients benefit greatest with combined surgery, chemotherapy and ablation treatments.

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About: Inoperable liver cancer treatable with ablation therapy

Date: 27 May 2005

Source: HealthDay News

Author: Robert Preidt

URL: http://www.forbes.com/lifestyle/health/feeds/hscout/2005/05/27/hscout525823.html

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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Surgery and liver cancer
  • Surgery and colorectal metastatic cancer
  • Surgery and liver
  • Surgery and radiofrequency ablation therapy
  • Surgery and chemotherapy
  • Surgery and liver cancer survival

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