Expert consensus on image-guided radiofrequency ablation of pulmonary tumors—2015 edition

Bao-Dong Liu, Xiu-Yi Zhi


Lung cancer is one of the most common malignant tumors worldwide. According to the GLOBOCAN 2012 published by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) under the World Health Organization (WHO), in 2012 there were about 1.80 million new lung cancer cases and 1.60 deaths (1).