Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
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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.
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.
Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer
Radiation therapy is a common treatment for prostate cancer, which now has a 5-year survival rate near 100 percent.
Half of all people with cancer are treated with radiation therapy. It is effective for treating almost all types of cancer in almost any part of the body.
External Radiation Therapy
External radiation therapy, also called external-beam therapy (EBT), uses beams of radiation delivered from a machine outside the body to target a tumor.
CAR T-Cell Therapy
A highly personalized type of immunotherapy drug uses a patient’s synthetically modified T cells—a type of white blood cell—to kill cancer cells.
Photodynamic therapy uses blue fluorescent light (no surgery or needles) to eradicate precancerous cells caused by sun exposure.
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.
Hypofractionated Radiation for Breast Cancer
Hypofractionated radiation therapy is a treatment for patients who have had breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer.
Radiation Therapy for Stomach Cancer
Radiation therapy, sometimes in the form of external beam radiation therapy, can be helpful in the treatment of stomach cancer.
Radiation Therapy for Esophageal Cancer
External-beam radiation is used to treat esophageal cancer. High-energy X-rays kill cancer cells and shrink tumors.
Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Radiation therapy treatments for pancreatic cancer include external bean radiation therapy (with chemotherapy) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT).
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.
Radiation Therapy for Testicular Cancer
Radiation therapy, combined with surgery, is the treatment for seminoma, a common form of testicular cancer.
Radiation Therapy for Brain Cancer
Brain cancer can be treated with targeted radiation therapy (also called radiosurgery), using Gamma Knife or conformal radiation tools.
Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer
Patients with breast cancer may require radiation treatment to the breast, chest wall and lymph nodes.
Brachytherapy for Uterine Cancer
Yale Medicine offers advanced treatments, including brachytherapy, for women with uterine and endometrial cancers.
Targeted Radionuclide Therapy