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DGMC Doctors make history

Medical personnel at David Grant USAF Medical Center conduct a Yttrium-90 radioembolization procedure for a patient with liver cancer Sept. 7, 2018 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The procedure is an advanced and minimally invasive method utilized to treat cancer by delivering millions of tiny radioactive beads inside the blood vessels that feed a tumor. The high dose of targeted radiation prospectively kills the tumor while sparing normal tissue. This was the first time the treatment was performed at DGMC. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Heide Couch)

PHOTO BY: GS-9 Heide Couch
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