Diagnosing and Treating Cancer

UPMC Hamot utilizes a range of technologies in diagnosing cancer, including:

  • Electromagnetic navigational bronchoscopy 
  • 4 multi-slice CT scanners including 16- and 64-slice units 
  • 4, 1.5T short-bore high-strength MRI 
  • Full-field digital mammography
  • 3D mammography (tomosynthesis)
  • Breast MRI
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Stereostatic, ultrasound, and MRI-guided breast biopsies
Specialized treatment options:
  • Chemoembolization
  • Robotic Surgery
  • HALO radiofrequency ablation for Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Brachytherapy
  • Cryotherapy 
  • Transanal endoscopic microsurgery
  • Thyroid cancer l-131 treatment

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