Dr. Danielle Baruch is an experienced, Board Certified dermatologist, providing comprehensive care for patients in the Baltimore region.
Mercy’s team of breast surgeons and breast cancer specialists in Baltimore help women determine the best breast cancer treatment options available to them.
Surgical Oncology at Mercy is recognized throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for its expert cancer surgeons who treat patients with melanoma and abdominal/stomach and/or GI cancer.
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The cancer surgeons of Surgical Oncology at Mercy offer microwave ablation as treatment of certain types of tumors. Surgeons work with patients to determine if microwave ablation is the right treatment for their type of tumor.
Microwave ablation is a minimally invasive technique used to treat tumors. Microwave ablation is most often used on tumors located in bone, soft tissue and major organs including the liver, lungs, brain and uterus.
With the help of a CT scan, a surgeon will determine the exact location of the patient’s tumor. The surgeon will then insert a small probe laparoscopically into the tumor. Extreme heat is generated by microwave energy to destroy the tumor’s cells.
Patients who receive microwave ablation typically:
Some of the benefits of microwave ablation include:
Surgical Oncology at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, treats a broad range of cancers and benign tumors including colon and rectal cancer, liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, thyroid cancer, sarcoma and melanoma. Mercy's surgical oncologists utilize modern medical technologies such as laparoscopy, brachytherapy, hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) and microwave ablation to help eliminate tumors with minimal damage to healthy tissue.
Surgical Oncology is part of The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy Medical Center.
Dr. Vadim Gushchin, Director of Mercy's prestigious HIPEC Program, is among the region’s leading surgical oncologists, offering long-time expertise in the treatment of complex cancers.
Hear the inspiring story of a man who survived colon cancer, liver cancer and a liver transplant - treated by a team doctors at Mercy.