Published in Cancer Weekly, September 24th, 2002
The embolization method is known as short-Tae, or S-TAE. In S-TAE, doctors inject a compound containing iodized oil and chemotherapy along with blood clot into a hepatic artery in order to shrink tumor size and shut down a tumor's blood supply.
According to investigators in the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK) of the NIH, this technique has worked well in patients...
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