WVU Medicine Health Report: An Implanted Pump for Chemotherapy

Monday, September 30, 2019

Chemotherapy is difficult on a patient’s entire body. But what if you could target just one area? What if you could just take the chemo home with you? A new device called a “Hepatic Artery Infusion Pump” does both.

WVU Medicine surgical oncologist Brian Boone, MD, explains how this new treatment offers to ease difficult chemotherapy for some abdominal cancers.

Visit the WVU Medicine Cancer Institute for more information on the latest treatments and services: https://wvumedicine.org/cancer/