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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.
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.
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).
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.
More than 80 percent of children diagnosed with cancer are cured, and chemotherapy is an effective treatment for childhood 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.
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.
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.
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.
Myeloma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancer of the plasma cells is known as myeloma. Myeloma is the most rare type of blood cancer.
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.
Doctors only diagnose cancer after ruling out other possible causes for symptoms and performing tests to check and double-check the diagnosis.
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.