Oncology & Cancer

Thermal ablation acceptable for early lung cancer

(HealthDay)—Thermal ablation (TA) is a safe, effective treatment for stage 1 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to a study recently published in Radiology.

Oncology & Cancer

Thermal ablation effectively treats early-stage lung cancer

Thermal ablation is a safe, effective treatment for early-stage lung cancer, according to a study published in the journal Radiology. The results show that ablation may be an effective alternative for patients who cannot ...

Cardiology

Treating AFib with ablation reduces mortality and stroke

Using catheter-based ablation instead of medications alone reduces the risks of death and stroke in patients with the common form of heart arrhythmia known as atrial fibrillation, or AFib, new research from UC Davis physicians ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Compression + early ablation tied to faster leg ulcer healing

(HealthDay)—Early endovenous ablation of superficial venous reflux results in faster healing of venous leg ulcers and more time free from ulcers, compared with deferring endovenous ablation until after ulcer healing, according ...

Oncology & Cancer

Radiotherapy offers new treatment option for liver cancer

A novel technique that delivers high doses of radiation to tumors while sparing the surrounding normal tissue shows promise as a curative treatment option for patients with early-stage liver cancer, according to a study published ...

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