Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
301 Results Related to "Basal Cell Carcinoma"
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma accounts for 80 percent of all skin cancers. The cause is damage to the DNA of cells in the epidermis, the top layer of the skin.
A disease caused by ultraviolet light that comes from the sun’s rays.
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.
Photoaging (Sun Damage)
UV light hits skin unprotected by SPF, causing premature aging.
Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer
Radiation therapy may be a treatment for skin cancer. It's usually used with other treatments as an alternative for surgery or for pain relief.
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.
Whether for screenings, diagnosis, or treatment for yourself or someone you care about, Yale Cancer Center offers multidisciplinary care.
Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer and among the most aggressive of all cancers, but it can be cured if caught in the early stages.
Skin Cancer Reconstruction
Effective surgical treatment for melanoma can help patients diagnosed with this deadly cancer to live a long and healthy life.
Skin lymphoma is a relatively rare skin cancer unrelated to sun exposure. Yale Medicine treatment options include total skin electron beam therapy (TSEB).
Photopheresis (also known as extracorporeal photochemotherapy, ECP) is a blood-filtering treatment that works with your body’s own immune system to treat disease.
An actinic keratosis (AK) appears as a small, pink, scaly patch on the skin. Raising the risk of skin cancer, AK is common and is caused by sun exposure.
Photodynamic therapy uses blue fluorescent light (no surgery or needles) to eradicate precancerous cells caused by sun exposure.
Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a relatively rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cancer that causes white blood cells to multiply too quickly.
Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
Head and neck cancer treatment may involve radiation therapy, surgery and chemotherapy. Yale Medicine specialists use the latest treatment techniques.
Cancer (oncologic) surgery is one of three main treatments for cancer along with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Malignant tumors are removed during open surgery.
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.