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The interventional oncology service at Spire Southampton Hospital provides a range of treatments for primary and metastatic liver cancer (cancer that starts in another part of your body and then spreads to the liver). The service is provided by a multi-disciplinary team of experts led by Dr Brian Stedman, consultant interventional oncologist, and is supported by consultant oncologists, consultant surgeons, consultant anaesthetists/intensivists and a nurse practitioner.
Treatments for cancer at Spire Southampton Hospital include surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and interventional oncology. These pages provide information on interventional oncology techniques which are predominantly used to treat primary and metastatic liver cancer.
What is interventional oncology?
Interventional oncology uses minimally invasive techniques to deliver targeted treatment of cancer. Treatment is image-guided and is combined with some of the latest innovations in the treatment of cancerous tumours. These techniques minimise possible damage to other organs as a result of the treatment.
They are carried out by interventional oncologist Dr Brian Stedman who works alongside the rest of the interventional oncology team to determine the most suitable treatment for each patient.
Treatments available include:
You can read more about these treatments on our procedures page or on the individual treatment page.