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Interventional Radiology: Yttrium-90 Radiotherapy: Treatment for liver tumors

Interventional Radiology: Yttrium-90 Radiotherapy: Treatment for liver tumors
Abstract

This handout explains what Yttrium-90 (Y-90) radiotherapy is and what to expect when you have it done. This treatment for liver tumors uses tiny radioactive beads that are injected directly into the arteries that supply blood to the tumor. The handout includes detailed instructions to follow before and after the procedure.

Author
Interventional Radiology
Publisher
University of Washington Medical Center
Date Published (original date)
2012
Revision Date
06/2021
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General Subject
Cancer
Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject/Keyword
Interventional Radiology
Liver
Liver Cancer
Radiation
Radiation Therapy
Self-care
Languages
English
Record ID
3960