Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
76 Results Related to "Cancer Screening"
If cancer runs in your family, or you are at high risk because of your age or other factors, talk to your doctor about cancer screenings.
Lung Cancer Screening
Lung cancer screening can detect lung cancer in the early, most treatable stages. It's the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.
Gastrointestinal Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancer may occur in the organs of the gastrointestinal tract or in the accessory organs of the digestive system such as the pancreas or liver.
Anesthesia for Colonoscopy
For patients having a colonoscopy, Yale Medicine's anesthesiologists offer both conscious sedation and general anesthesia, tailored to your needs.
A virtual colonoscopy uses computed tomography (CT) scanning to screen for polyps and tumors in the large intestine or colon.
Nuclear Medicine for Prostate Cancer
Nuclear medicine can be used to diagnose prostate cancer as well as to treat the disease, helping doctors see how patients respond to treatment.
Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
If you're concerned about colorectal cancer, here are some answers to commonly asked questions about risk factors, detection and treatment.
Today's 3D mammography helps give radiologists a more detailed view to better detect breast cancer. The technology also helps reduce false-positive results.
Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers
While smoking remains the most common cause of lung cancer, you can develop the disease if you smoked very little or never smoked at all. Genetics are becoming an important key to treating these cancers.
Diagnosing Colorectal Cancer
Staying on top of colonoscopy check-ups can help with detecting colorectal cancer early.
Diagnosing Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is among the most common cancers in the world and a leading cause of cancer-related death in men and women in the U.S.
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
A rare but aggressive form of breast cancer.
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.
A colposcopy is a test to view a woman's cervix and vagina.
Mesothelioma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Mesothelioma, a type of lung cancer, can occur 30 or even 40 years after exposure to asbestos. Roughly 3,000 cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year.
Cancer (oncologic) surgery is one of three main treatments for cancer along with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Malignant tumors are removed during open surgery.
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.
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Smoking puts you at greater risk for developing non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This is the most common type of lung cancer. Early diagnosis is key.