Purpose of Technology
Cryoablation, also known as cryosurgery or cryotherapy, is the technique of destroying cells using subfreezing temperatures. Cryoablation of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is usually performed by an interventional radiologist to destroy tumor cells in lung masses using freeze-thaw cycles.
Compared with the usual therapies for NSCLC, does cryoablation for NSCLC improve quality of life and overall survival?
Is cryotherapy for NSCLC a safe procedure?
Have definitive patient selection criteria been established for cryoablation for NSCLC?
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