Yttrium-90 radioembolization as a palliative treatment for liver tumors: a case study.

  • Lisa Maas
  • Published 2015 in Clinical journal of oncology nursing

Abstract

The best chance of cure for patients with liver cancer is surgical removal, but many tumors are too large or invasive. In addition, chemotherapy is frequently unsuccessful in this patient population. A case study is featured involving a patient determined to be a candidate for Yttrium-90 radioembolization, a minimally invasive liver-directed treatment used… (More)
DOI: 10.1188/15.CJON.620-622

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