Mayo Clinic radiologists and cancer specialists are experienced in the use of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for the treatment of tumors. Researchers are studying the safety and efficacy of RFA in:

  • Treating metastatic melanoma
  • Relieving bone tumor pain
  • Combining it with chemotherapy agents

Mayo Clinic is a member of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, a national clinical research group that conducts top-quality trials aimed at controlling, treating and preventing cancer.

Publications

See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on radiofrequency ablation on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Nov. 17, 2011