The Real CER: Lost in TranslationApril 15th 2011
“Comparative effectiveness research, ” or CER, has become a loaded term in our ongoing wrangling over healthcare policy. Often, however, what even knowledgeable people understand by CER is significantly at odds with what actual policy makers have in mind.
The More Things Change, the More They Stay the SameApril 15th 2011
About 35 years ago, I encountered several children and adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukemia or widespread non-Hodgkin lymphoma who presented with or who developed, upon initiation of therapy, severe renal and metabolic derangements.
Diagnosis of Invasive Lobular Carcinoma in a Young Woman Presenting With Pleomorphic Lobular Carcinoma in Situ on Core BiopsyApril 15th 2011
A 40-year-old premenopausal woman with a new diagnosis of invasive lobular carcinoma occurring in a background of lobular carcinoma in situ presents to a multidisciplinary second opinion clinic.