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What will be the outcome of chemoembolization?

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Dr. Donald Higby
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: Depends

Chemoembolization to treat malignancies seldom destroys the whole thing.
Outcome depends on how "vascular" the tumor is. Usually cells near the edge of the tumor are not destroyed. Pain, fever, sometimes more serious problems can occur with chemoembolization.

In brief: Depends

Chemoembolization to treat malignancies seldom destroys the whole thing.
Outcome depends on how "vascular" the tumor is. Usually cells near the edge of the tumor are not destroyed. Pain, fever, sometimes more serious problems can occur with chemoembolization.
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