Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
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MRI/TRUS Fusion-Guided Prostate Biopsy
Diagnosing Pediatric Sarcomas
Pediatric sarcomas are a rare type of childhood cancer that requires a team of specialized experts for treatment.
SBRT for Spine Cancer
For patients with spine cancer, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) delivers high doses of radiation in fewer and painless treatment sessions.
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.
Primary spinal tumors are growths that start inside the spine. Secondary spinal tumors, tumors that begin elsewhere, are more common.
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Everyone is born with two genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2 and, in most cases, these genes function normally. However, women and men can be born with genetic mutations in these two genes, which increases their lifetime risk of different cancer types.
Primary Brain Tumors
A primary brain tumor is a growth that starts within the brain, including in the nerves in the brain and its covering.
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostate cancer tends to grow slowly, with no symptoms. Early detection via digital rectal exam and PSA testing plays a critical role in treatment.
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.
Urologic Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancers of the urinary tract (or urologic cancers) may be linked to environmental, lifestyle, genetic and other factors.
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.
Neoplasms or tumors can be cancerous or non-cancerous and can grow in any part of the body.
Lymphedema occurs when the lymphatic system does not drain properly.
Doctors only diagnose cancer after ruling out other possible causes for symptoms and performing tests to check and double-check the diagnosis.
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.
Chemotherapy or “chemo” can shrink cancerous tumors, prevent cancer from spreading (metastasizing) elsewhere in the body, or relieve discomfort caused by a tumor.
Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer
Patients with breast cancer may require radiation treatment to the breast, chest wall and lymph nodes.
Today's 3D mammography helps give radiologists a more detailed view to better detect breast cancer. The technology also helps reduce false-positive results.