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What is an angioplasty like through interventional radiology?

I need to have an angioplasty, and my doctor would rather do this through internationally radiology because it's less invasive. What is the procedure going to involve?

What are the risks with radiotherapy in cancer treatment?

I was diagnosed with bone cancer recently, and my doctor suggested that we treat it with radiotherapy rather than chemo. We didn't discuss any of the risks that can happen with...

Why should I consider interventional radiology?

My doctor thinks I should go for interventional radiology to treat a tumor that I have on my leg. He says it's less invasive than having surgery for it. I mean, I do agree with...

What is the best way to treat the internal pain that I am suffering from?

I am experiencing a lot of pain in my abdomen, but I'm not really able to find the source of the pain. Can radiation therapy help me locate the pain, and treat it?

Is radiotherapy an alternative to chemotherapy?

For cancer treatment, is radiotherapy an alternative option for chemotherapy? What factors determine that a cancer would be treated with radiotherapy instead?

How does interventional radiology work?

I'm thinking about going into interventional radiology after I complete my degree. How does interventional radiology work?

What is the treatment that a radiologist can give for breast cancer?

Is a radiologist the right person to initiate breast cancer treatment for my wife? We were given the choice between radiation therapy and chemo, and my wife chose radiation....

How does radiation therapy work on cancer?

My son has had a brain tumor that was cancerous, but recently, doctors told us that his tumor is now benign and a lot smaller than it was. They now believe that it's safe to remove...

Can liver cancer be treated by an interventional radiologist?

Can an interventional radiologist help in treating liver cancer or do you just see an oncologist?

How to get rid of fluid in the lungs?

My mom has stage 4 lung cancer and her lungs are filled with fluid. Can it be removed? is it a dangerous procedure?

Can you tell me a little about uterine fibroid embolization to treat uterine fibroids?

I have uterine fibroids and my doctor suggested a new treatment called uterine fibroid embolization. What is it and what are the risks involved?

Can liver cancer be treated with interventional radiology?

My mother has been diagnosed with liver cancer. Can her cancer be treated with interventional radiology?

When is radiofrequency ablation used in cancer treatment?

My mother is undergoing chemotherapy for her brain tumor. The doctor has suggested radio frequency ablation for her. Would this treatment be effective?

What if I'm allergic to contrast?

Many years ago I had some minor itching after receiving CT contrast. Now I am considered to be allergic to the contrast. What if I need another CT? What will happen?

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