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Ablative Musculoskeletal Oncology Services

The UC Irvine Health Ablative Oncology Center is one of the first multidisciplinary centers in the nation — and the only one in Orange County — to harness the expertise of vascular and interventional radiologists, orthopaedic surgeons and other medical professionals to deliver the least invasive therapies to destroy malignancies and offer palliative relief.

UC Irvine Health musculoskeletal specialists treat the following conditions with a variety of ablative therapies:

  • Osteoid osteoma — Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
  • Pelvic bone metastasis — Cryoablation, RFA and bone cement injection
  • Spinal metastasis — Coblation and cement injection, followed by intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Bone metastasis from renal cancer and giant cell tumor — Embolization
  • Benign bone cyst — Aspiration followed by bone matrix injection
  • Hemangioma — Ethanol injection, embolization

For more information about ablative musculoskeletal services or to make an appointment, please call 714-456-7012.