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