Injection, ethanol Ethanol (alcohol) is injected and causes tumor cell death. The injection of ethanol causes cellular proteins to disintegrate and cells to dry out. Injection is for patients that are not candidates for surgery, or chose not to have surgery. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.