Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
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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.
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.
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.
Metastatic Brain Tumors
When cancer cells from another organ spread to the brain, the result is called a metastatic brain tumor. This is the most common type of brain cancer.
Dyspnea with Advanced Cancers
Feeling as though you can’t take in enough oxygen, called dyspnea or “air hunger,” is a distressing symptom of advanced cancer.
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.
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.
SBRT for Lung Cancer
For patients with lung cancer, stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), also known as radiosurgery, can be a highly effective treatment.
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.
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.
Diagnosing Tongue Cancer
Tongue cancer is the name for cancer that starts on the floor of the mouth or in the cells of the tongue or in the throat, at the base of the tongue.
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.
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.
More than 80 percent of children diagnosed with cancer are cured, and chemotherapy is an effective treatment for childhood cancer.