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Lupus Symptoms and Treatment
Lupus is an autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the joints and blood vessels, along with skin and neurological symptoms.
Radiation Therapy for Esophageal Cancer
External-beam radiation is used to treat esophageal cancer. High-energy X-rays kill cancer cells and shrink tumors.
Colonoscopy is considered the gold standard for diagnosing colorectal cancer in its earliest stages. It allows doctors remove potentially precancerous polyps before they become cancer.
Dysphagia (Difficulty Swallowing)
Dysphagia is the medical term used to describe swallowing difficulties. Some people with dysphagia experience pain while swallowing, known as odynophagia.
Interventional Oncology Treatments for Liver Cancer
Interventional radiology treatments can be an effective way to deliver chemotherapy or radiation for primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma).
Oral Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Sometimes a small and harmless-looking sore on the lips or mouth can be a sign of early oral cancer, so it’s important to visit your dentist or doctor to discuss.
Small Cell Lung Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Smoking tobacco is the leading risk factor for small cell lung cancer, responsible for 98 percent of all cases.
Uterine Fibroid Embolization
Embolization, a minimally invasive procedure to stop blood flow to certain organs, is often used to treat women diagnosed with uterine fibroids.
For people with Wilson disease, the body is unable to properly metabolize copper and it builds up to dangerous levels.
Brachytherapy for Uterine Cancer
Yale Medicine offers advanced treatments, including brachytherapy, for women with uterine and endometrial cancers.
Celiac Disease (in Children)
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder in which the small intestine becomes inflamed and damaged by gluten, a protein found in many grains.
Diverticulitis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
No matter how hard we try, we cannot escape all of the natural side effects of aging. Diverticulitis is a condition that can develop after years of wear and tear on our intestines from eating, absorbing, and processing food.
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.
Stiff Person Syndrome
Stiff Person Syndrome is a rare autoimmune and neurological disorder, usually affecting adults ages 30 to 60, that causes muscle rigidity and spasms in the torso and limbs.
Gestational diabetes is glucose intolerance that develops during pregnancy, worrisome because it can affect the health of both mother and baby.
Minimally Invasive Sinus Surgery
Minimally invasive endoscopic sinus surgery can treat chronic sinusitis, defined as ongoing inflammation of the sinuses.
MRI arthrography uses magnetic resonance imaging to diagnose conditions in the knees, shoulders, hips and other joints where two or more bones meet.
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.