A New Treatment for Liver Cancer–Great Lakes Cancer Care

By Annette Pinder The interventional radiology team at Gates Vascular Institute recently completed their first minimally invasive Y-90 procedure called Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) to treat patients with inoperable liver cancer. “SIRT, also known as radioembolization or Y-90, is a procedure in which a small catheter

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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Silent Deadly Disease by Mark A. Cavaretta, M.D.   Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common liver diseases in the United States. Since NAFLD has few or no symptoms, it is often called “the silent disease,” and people

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