What is Chemoembolization?

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Chemoembolization is a method used to deliver chemotherapy medication directly to liver tumors -- either primary tumors that originated in the liver, or metastases that have migrated to the liver from cancers at other sites. Chemoembolization offers several advantages over traditional systemic chemotherapy: prolonging the time the medication stays in contact with the tumor -- up to as much as a month -- increases the treatment's effectiveness.

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