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Definition of TACE

TACE: Transarterial chemoembolization, a procedure in which the blood supply to a tumor is blocked (embolized) and chemotherapy is administered directly into the tumor. For example, TACE has been used to treat some liver cancers.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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