Kidney Tumor Ablation

Making the Patient Experience Technically Accurate, Safe and Relaxing

Lisa Rooney, a member of the CT or CAT radiology team, works closely with patients during their kidney tumor ablation, among other procedures, ensuring safety and accuracy are maximized, while giving the patient the best possible experience. 

Kidney Tumor Ablation: A Nonsurgical Option to Nephrectomy

Some patients with kidney tumors have a high risk of surgical complications because of their age or health status. For those patients, kidney tumor ablation offers a promising alternative to nephrectomy. Ablation is a nonsurgical procedure that is effective with small tumors.

Urology Meets Radiology: Combining Teams to Treat Kidney Tumors

Patients with kidney tumors sometimes have treatment options and at UCSF, an outcome-focused commitment across departments will often result in a combination of these approaches.

A Kidney Tumor Ablation for a Patient Who Doesn't Waste Time

When patient Michael Johnson learned kidney tumor ablation was an option to remove a small tumor, he made a decision and never looked back.