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72 Results Related to "Imaging for Diagnosing Gynecologic Cancers"
Imaging for Diagnosing Gynecologic Cancers
When a woman experiences symptoms that may be caused by a gynecological cancer, her doctor may recommend imaging tests to look for tumors.
Doctors only diagnose cancer after ruling out other possible causes for symptoms and performing tests to check and double-check the diagnosis.
Ovarian cancer, of which there are three main types, is the fifth most common type of cancer among women in the United States.
Diagnosing Colorectal Cancer
Staying on top of colonoscopy check-ups can help with detecting colorectal cancer early.
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.
Brachytherapy for Uterine Cancer
Yale Medicine offers advanced treatments, including brachytherapy, for women with uterine and endometrial cancers.
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.
Pediatric Cancer: An Overview
Pediatric cancers although common are highly treatable. Radiation therapy can be used safely and effectively to treat a variety of cancers that affect children.
Pediatric Cancer Surgery
Survival rates for children with cancer have risen dramatically, a result of major advances in cancer treatments, including pediatric cancer surgery.
It’s important to know that fatigue comes with having cancer and is also a side effect of treatments.
Cervical cancer occurs when cells inside the cervix grow abnormally or a tumor starts to form.
Pediatric Cancer Immunotherapy
Immune therapy uses the body’s own immune system to attack cancer cells. Pediatric cancer immunotherapy has become an important treatment for many childhood cancers.
Immunotherapy works in one of two ways—it can boost mechanisms of the immune system so that it has more strength to fight cancer cells. Or, it can target and destroy certain receptors on cancer cells to prevent them from outsmarting the immune system.
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
A rare but aggressive form of breast cancer.
More than 80 percent of children diagnosed with cancer are cured, and chemotherapy is an effective treatment for childhood cancer.
Esophageal Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
About 17,000 new cases of esophageal cancer occur in the United States each year, most of them in men.
Ovarian Cancer Surgery
Ovarian cancer is often diagnosed late, which means the cancer could have reached an advanced state.