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Key Phone Numbers

  • Medical Center Operator

  • 201-833-3000

  • Physician Referral Service

  • 877-HOLY-NAME (465-9626)

  • Patient Information

  • 201-833-3300

  • Foundation (Donations)

  • 201-833-3187

  • Human Resources

  • 201-833-7040

  • Medical Staff Office

  • 201-833-3352

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Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation uses electrical currents to heat and kill tumors, while sparing healthy tissue. Holy Name specialists use X-ray imaging to guide a needle directly into the tumor, transmitting the electrical currents during this outpatient procedure.


  • Helps control tumor growth or eliminate tumors, often in combination with other treatments.
  • Has a low complication rate.
  • Is often done under local sedation.
  • Is well tolerated - patients may be tired, but they can resume regular activities within a few days.
  • The treatment can be repeated if necessary and combined with other types of treatments.
  • May relieve pain and suffering for many cancer patients.