Tumor Ablation

Contact Information

(608) 263-XRAY

(608) 263-9729


Types of Tumor Ablation


Microwave Ablation

Radiofrequency Ablation


Research and Education

UW Department of Radiology: Tumor Ablation Lab Background

Tumor Ablation Lab Publications

UW Health radiology department uses ablative therapies to treat tumors.


In recent years, there had been a growing interest in ablative therapies as a minimally-invasive way to treat cancerous tumors.


Tumor ablation uses chemical or electrical energy to destroy the cancerous tissue while minimizing damage to normal, healthy tissue. When sugerical resection is not an option for treatment, tumor ablation may be used to treat the cancer.


There are three primary types of ablative therapies:

UW Health Radiation Ablation Providers
UW Health Tumor Ablation Physicians