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Cancer (oncologic) surgery is one of three main treatments for cancer along with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Malignant tumors are removed during open surgery.
Emergency Medical Services
Guided by Yale Medicine physicians, EMS teams use innovative protocols to ensure patients receive the best care from the moment they dial 911.
Helping Children Cope with Divorce
The breakup of parents doesn’t have to be catastrophic for children. While divorce is a loss, it can bring positive changes to a family when handled well.
4 Things to Know About Sweating
Sweating the small stuff is a fact of life when you have hyperhydrosis. Find out how to manage sweating with tips from dermatologist Lauren Levy, MD.
Anesthesia for Heart Valve Surgery
When a patient needs heart valve surgery, the cardiac anesthesiologist is an essential member of the team in the operating room.
Lab Testing With Quick Results
Laboratory tests that used to take days to come back can now be performed instantly and accurately, using point-of-care tests.
Mesothelioma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Mesothelioma, a type of lung cancer, can occur 30 or even 40 years after exposure to asbestos. Roughly 3,000 cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year.
Squamous Cell Skin Cancer
The second-most-common type of skin cancer, squamous cell skin cancer is on the rise. With proper attention, it can be treated and usually cured.
Visual Field Defects
Visual field defects, which can cause a blind spot, are caused by decreased blood flow to the retina, glaucoma, brain tumor or stroke.
A Radiation Oncologist Explains Breast Cancer Treatment
Radiation therapy is often recommended as a follow-up therapy following breast-conserving therapy. Radiation oncologist Meena Moran, MD, explains radiotherapy.
Asthma affects 26 million Americans. Our doctors provide the most up-to-date, personalized treatments to help people with asthma breathe easier.
Breast Cancer Surgery
Women and men who are diagnosed with breast cancer have several surgery options to consider. Find out more about how breast cancer is treated.
A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. More than half of all Americans develop cataracts by the time they're 80.
Diagnosing Lupus Nephritis
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes rampant inflammation throughout the body; lupus nephritis is the diagnosis when the kidneys are involved.
MR Defecography for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Magnetic resonance defecography (MR defecography) produces quality images of the pelvic diaphragm and organs, helpful to diagnose pelvic organ prolapse.
Pediatric Liver Transplants
Pediatric liver transplants at Yale Medicine are extremely safe and successful, and can cure many cases of childhood liver failure.
A stress fracture is a tiny crack in a bone that most commonly occurs in the legs and feet. Most stress fractures are caused by over-training.
Total Hip Replacement (Direct Anterior Approach)
In terms of outcome, a hip replacement is one of the most successful operations you can have. This operation can be counted upon to reliably deliver pain relief and restore quality of life.
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