A Cryoablation Case Study
 

Case Study: The following is a 74 year old who underwent cryoablation of a 19 mm invasive ductal carcinoma. She remains cancer free 4 years after cryoablation.

 

Image 1: 3 years after cryoablation.
Image 1: 3 years after cryoablation.

Cryoablation of a 19 mm invasive ductal carcinoma. 4 years of remission.

Image 2: Mammograms
Image 2: Mammograms

MRI of the cancerous lump.

Image 3: Breast MRI
Image 3: Breast MRI

MRI of cryoablation before and after.

Image 4: Pathology Slides
Image 4: Pathology Slides

Close-up of the breast tissue.

Image 5: Pathology Report
Image 5: Pathology Report

Image of report

Image 1: Photograph taken 3 years after cryoablation of a cancer in the upper outer right breast.

Image 4: Pathology results from original right breast needle biopsy and a repeat biopsy of the cancer site 6 months after cryoablation showing no residual cancer (see Image 5).

Image 2: Mammograms with arrows showing the cancer site in 2015 and same area of the breast in 2018, with no evidence of residual cancer, just 2 biopsy clips placed at the time of the initial diagnostic needle biopsy and 6-month post-cryoablation needle biopsy.

Image 3: Breast MRI with arrows showing the cancer site in 2015 and same area of the breast in 2018, with no evidence of residual cancer.

Image 5: Portion of pathology report showing
no residual tumor (cancer).

Cryoabaion Carcinoa Diagnosis

Image 5: Portion of right breast needle biopsy pathology showing
no residual tumor (cancer).