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Radiation Therapy for Sarcoma
Radiation therapy is often used before or after surgery on sarcomas, cancerous tumors that form in cells that make up bones or connective tissues.
Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer
Mohs surgery, a precise technique for removing skin cancer, is used to treat melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.
Treating Lung Cancer with Radiosurgery
Lung cancer often goes undetected until it has metastasized elsewhere in the body. Find out more about how radiotherapy can be used to treat lung cancer.
Alopecia areata happens when the immune system attacks hair follicles. This causes the hairs in those follicles to fall out and not grow back.
Bone Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Most bone tumors are benign, but a small percentage are cancerous. Cancers that start in the bones are known as primary bone cancers (also known as sarcomas).
Limb Length Discrepancy
Limb length discrepancies can occur in the upper and lower parts of the arms and legs. There are a variety of ways these problems can be treated.
Oropharyngeal Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Pharyngeal cancer affects the back of the throat (pharynx), and oropharyngeal cancer affects the back of the tongue, tonsils, soft palate and part of the throat.
Outdoor Emergencies and Injuries
While outdoor and wilderness adventures can be invigorating, injuries can occur; Yale Medicine doctors with specialized training can help.
Pain Management for Vaginal Childbirth
Pain management options for vaginal childbirth include epidural, subarachnoid blocks, nitrous oxide and several other alternatives.
Sickle Cell Disease
The only cure for sickle cell disease is a stem cell transplant, but the disease can be managed with pain medication and red cell exchange transfusions.
Benign Breast Findings
Sometimes radiologists see something on a screening mammogram that could end up being completely normal, but that needs to be further tested to be sure.
Global Health and Travel-Related Maladies
Yale Medicine physicians are experts in global health and travel medicine, providing exceptional skill and insight for superior emergency care.
Meningitis: An Overview
Meningitis (inflammation of the protective membrane covering the brain and spinal cord) can be dangerous. Quick, accurate diagnosis is crucial.
Pediatric Skull and Spine Deformities
Some children are born with or develop irregularities of the skull and/or spine (called craniosynostosis). Some benefit from surgical correction procedures.
Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is an interventional endoscopy procedure that employs heat to burn off diseased tissue.
Caused by the group A streptococcus bacteria, strep throat is an infection that requires prompt treatment, particularly in children over the age of 3.
Brain Tumor Treatment
Brain tumors can cause a wide range of symptoms, including memory loss, seizures and loss of motor control.
Cardiomyopathies are heart muscle disorders that can lead to more serious conditions such as arrhythmia, heart valve issues or heart failure.