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Physicians face daunting odds when treating a young patient who is diagnosed with liver cancer. We are pleased to report that a new IR-centric, catheter-based option utilizing TARE-Y90 is delivering hope—and results.

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Balancing Act — Navigating Cost vs Value in Health Care Economics
By Alexander C. Schlarb and Christopher A. Schlarb, MD

History
A 33-year-old man presented with a palpable right testicular mass. He also noted mild scrotal discomfort characterized as “achy” rather than sharp testicular pain. He denied lower urinary tract pain, erectile dysfunction, abdominal pain, weight loss, fever, or other symptoms. Past medical history revealed no prior malignancy or family history of genitourinary cancers. Ultrasound of the scrotum was ordered, which was subsequently followed by a CT of the chest, abdomen, and pelvis. Continue reading »
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