Cryoablation can be used for destroying cancer cells via osmosis and necrosis by freezing them. With necrosis, it is hypothesised that the immune system can induce an immune-specific reaction than can, in theory, affect cancer cells. This article reviews the efficiency of combining cryoablation with immunotherapy for cancer treatment.
Authors: Brigitte M. Aarts, Elisabeth G. Klompenhouwer, Samuel L. Rice, Farshad Imani, Tarik Baetens, Axel Bex, Simon Horenblas, Marleen Kok, John B. A. G. Haanen, Regina G. H. Beets-Tan and Fernando M. Gómez