Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
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Minimally Invasive Treatment for Metastatic Liver Cancers
Metastatic liver cancer started elsewhere and spread to the liver. Interventional radiology procedures can offer effective minimally invasive treatment.
Liver Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Risk factors for liver cancer include viral infections of the liver (such as hepatitis) and chronic liver disease (cirrhosis) as well as fatty liver disease.
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.
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Lymph nodes can be used to determine whether cancer has become metastatic, meaning it’s begun to spread from the original tumor site to other parts of the body.
Diagnosing Liver Cancer
In diagnosing liver cancer, a pathological study is essential because the disease presents few symptoms. Pathology also guides treatment.
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).
Radiation Therapy for Liver Cancer
Yale Medicine has expertise the newest forms of radiation therapy to treat liver cancer.
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Minimally invasive (also known as laparoscopic or keyhole) procedures are making many surgeries dramatically safer and more tolerable.
Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer
Patients with breast cancer may require radiation treatment to the breast, chest wall and lymph nodes.
Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
If you're concerned about colorectal cancer, here are some answers to commonly asked questions about risk factors, detection and treatment.
Hypofractionated Radiation for Breast Cancer
Hypofractionated radiation therapy is a treatment for patients who have had breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer.
Myeloma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancer of the plasma cells is known as myeloma. Myeloma is the most rare type of blood cancer.
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
A rare but aggressive form of breast cancer.
Palliative Care for Cancer
Palliative care, which is not the same as hospice care, is for chronic medical conditions such as cancer, renal failure, or congestive heart failure.
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.
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.
Today's 3D mammography helps give radiologists a more detailed view to better detect breast cancer. The technology also helps reduce false-positive results.