Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
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Brachytherapy for Uterine Cancer
Yale Medicine offers advanced treatments, including brachytherapy, for women with uterine and endometrial cancers.
With internal radiation therapy, the doctor places a source of high-energy, radioactive rays (such as seed implants) inside the body close to cancer cells.
Minimally Invasive Reproductive Surgery
Our specialists have expertise in minimally invasive gynecological surgery that can resolve a woman’s infertility issue, allowing her to conceive.
Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer
Uterine cancer is a term for a group of cancers that can develop inside a woman’s uterus.
Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus due to conditions such as fibroids, endometriosis, bleeding, pelvic pain or cancer.
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., and it raises your risk for several different kinds of cancer.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
The total combined cases of reported chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reached the highest number ever in the United States in 2015, according to the CDC.
A colposcopy is a test to view a woman's cervix and vagina.
Regular Pap smears or tests can be the first line of defense in women's preventative health toolkit.
Cervical cancer occurs when cells inside the cervix grow abnormally or a tumor starts to form.
Cancer (oncologic) surgery is one of three main treatments for cancer along with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Malignant tumors are removed during open surgery.
Lung Cancer Surgery
Lung cancer surgery can offer a cure when the disease is diagnosed in the early stages; more advanced cases may need additional therapies.
Doctors only diagnose cancer after ruling out other possible causes for symptoms and performing tests to check and double-check the diagnosis.
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.
Gynecologic Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
All women are at risk for developing gynecologic cancers, and the chances increase with age. Know the warning signs as early treatment is most effective.
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).
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.
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.