treating your cancer

Interventional Radiology

Cutting-edge treatments for cancer

Imagine treating your cancer with an incision the size of your fingertip. Interventional radiology, an innovative cancer treatment, is available at the AIS Cancer Center, right here in Bakersfield.

Cancers nestled deep within your body are hard to reach without big incisions and long surgeries. Interventional radiology gives your oncologist a new treatment option. It marries the use of radiographic images, like X-rays or CT scans, with traditional cancer therapies. Interventional radiology allows your doctor to deliver effective cancer treatments without subjecting you to a major surgery.

Your interventional radiologist might use these procedures to:

  • Shrink or destroy cancer tumors
  • Treat tumors in delicate organs, such as the lungs, liver and kidneys

An interventional radiologist can also help with complications caused by major cancer surgery.

The best place for interventional radiology in Kern County

At the AIS Cancer Center, our state-of-the-art imaging equipment provides your radiologist with clear, crisp images to help deliver effective treatments. Our interventional radiologists have years of experience treating cancer.

Understanding your options

We’re here to answer all your questions about how interventional radiology works and what it is meant to do. Before any procedure, we explain the plan in detail. After your procedure, your interventional radiologist will give you your results and instructions on how to recover. All your treatment details are sent to your oncologist and cancer care team, so your treatment plan moves forward on track.

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