Radiofrequency ablation for breast cancer.

  title={Radiofrequency ablation for breast cancer.},
  author={Ann M Leylek and Gary J Whitman and Vanessa Sales Vilar and Nestor Hugo Kisilevzky and Salom{\~a}o Faintuch},
  journal={Techniques in vascular and interventional radiology},
  volume={16 4},
Although breast-conserving therapy or mastectomy remains the gold standard for breast cancer treatment, minimally invasive alternatives to surgery are becoming more attractive for select patient populations. Advances in technology, reduced morbidity, improved cosmesis, and the ability to provide treatment in an outpatient setting are some of the advantages of image-guided therapy. Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) has been investigated because of its relatively low cost, low morbidity, and… CONTINUE READING