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There are four pillars of cancer treatment – chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and non-surgical intervention. Here at ECCO, our physicians have extensive experience in non-surgical, minimally invasive therapies for a wide variety of cancers.
We’ve fostered collegial, high-functioning relationships with numerous local (and some not-so local) oncologists, surgeons, and radiation oncologists to make certain that care is efficient and well-communicated to make certain that everyone stays “on the same page.”
Drs Kovaleski and Nutting have treated more than 4000 patients with liver directed radioembolization and proctor other physicians around the country. They pioneered the early use of this therapy more than 20 years ago and have brought their expertise to the outpatient clinic setting. We treat liver tumors, primarily, with an intervention called “embolization,” which means that we go into the arteries and cut off the blood supply to the tumors, thereby starving them of oxygen and causing them to shrink or disappear.