Interventional Oncology

Interventional oncology ( IO) is a sub-specialty of interventional radiology that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer

and cancer-related problems using targeted minimally invasive procedures performed under image guidance1 2 . These techniques differ from and are complementary to medical, radiation, and surgical treatment.2

Interventional oncology procedures are generally divided between diagnostic procedures that help obtain tissue diagnosis of suspicious neoplasms and therapeutic ones that aim to cure or palliate the tumour. 1 2

Diagnostic Procedures:

Fine Needle, Core Needle and Vaccum assisted Biopsy13

Therpaeutic Procedures:


  • RFA (Radio Frequency Ablation)3

  • MWA (Microwave Ablation)4

  • High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU)5

  • Laser ablation6

  • Interstitial laser therapy7

  • Cryoablation8


  • Bland Embolization9

  • Trans arterial chemoembolization (TACE)10

  • Drug eluting bead chemoembolization (DEB-TACE)11

  • TARE/ Selective internal radiation therapy (also known as SIRT or radio embolization)12

Sayre is focused on building differentiated portfolio across variety of applications using Ablation and Embolization procedures for the treatment of  primary and metastatic solid tumors.