Chemoembolization

What is Chemoembolization?

This article is about a medical procedure.

Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (also called transarterial chemoembolization or TACE) is a minimally invasive procedure performed in interventional radiology to restrict a tumor's blood supply. Small embolic particles (see embolization) coated with chemotherapeutic agents are injected selectively into an artery directly supplying a tumor.

Questions and answers on "Chemoembolization"

What is Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE)? How effective it is? Please answer to the email address below:

Thanking you
XXXX...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
X-ray guided catheter to deliver both chemotherapy medication

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE ) is a...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

My cousin has liver cancer that is 7 cm and confined to the liver. The only treatment recommended is chemotherapy. She will undergo chemotherapy...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Need to know few more details

Detailed Answer:
Hi
I am sorry to know about your cousin.

You have mentioned that it is liver cancer...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Dear Doctor,
Kindly review the reports and suggest possible treatments and their approx. costs in XXXXXXX I also would like to know the chances of...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
sorafenib is one of the options

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for your query.

This appears to be an advanced case of hepatocellular carcinoma...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on Chemoembolization


Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Drugs/Medications
Related Treatment/Therapy