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47 Results Related to "Cancer Genomics"
Genomics and Cancer Treatment
Learning about a patient's unique genetic makeup so doctors can select effective, personalized treatments is the heart of genomic medicine.
New drugs and medical treatments need to go through a series tests called clinical trials. This is how new and better treatments are made possible.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Breast Cancer: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
Methods for detecting and treating breast cancer are continually improving. Today, patients may be offered a variety of treatment options to suit their goals and needs.
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.
Breast Cancer in Men
Since breast cancer is far more prevalent in women than men, it's important for men to know the symptoms in order to get diagnosed at an early stage.
Today's 3D mammography helps give radiologists a more detailed view to better detect breast cancer. The technology also helps reduce false-positive results.
Colorectal polyps are abnormal growths on the inner wall of the colon or rectum. Most are benign but removing them prevents them from progressing to cancer.
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.
Hormonal Therapy for Cancer
Doctors may decide to interfere with hormone production in order to stop cancer from spreading, slow it down or decrease the odds it will come back.
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.
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.
Endocrine Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Most endocrine tumors are benign, but a few will become cancerous. Collectively, endocrine cancers are much less common than other kinds of cancer.
Myeloma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancer of the plasma cells is known as myeloma. Myeloma is the most rare type of blood cancer.
Blood Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Most blood cancers—leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma—are typically the result of abnormality and excessive reproduction of white blood cells.