Press Release

Microwave Ablation Offers New Options for Cancer Treatment

August 05, 2012

If anyone tells you something is inoperable or incurable, let Stanford have the last word on that.

-Gwen McCane, patient, Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Microwave ablation offers an option for a significant number of people who may feel like they've run out of options.

-Gloria Hwang, MD, interventional radiologist, Stanford Hospital & Clinics

McCane couldn't be happier. She's back to being a sparkling companion to her husband of 50 years. 

"When you find a doctor that tells you, 'It’s no problem,' that helps you not give up," says McCane. "It makes all the difference in the world."