Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
102 Results Related to "Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer"
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 Sarcoma
Radiation therapy is often used before or after surgery on sarcomas, cancerous tumors that form in cells that make up bones or connective tissues.
Photodynamic therapy uses blue fluorescent light (no surgery or needles) to eradicate precancerous cells caused by sun exposure.
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 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 Liver Cancer
Yale Medicine has expertise the newest forms of radiation therapy to treat liver cancer.
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.
An actinic keratosis (AK) appears as a small, pink, scaly patch on the skin. Raising the risk of skin cancer, AK is common and is caused by sun exposure.
Squamous Cell Skin Cancer
The second-most-common type of skin cancer, squamous cell skin cancer is on the rise. With proper attention, it can be treated and usually cured.
Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer
Mohs surgery, a precise technique for removing skin cancer, is used to treat melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.
Effective surgical treatment for melanoma can help patients diagnosed with this deadly cancer to live a long and healthy life.
Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer
Patients with breast cancer may require radiation treatment to the breast, chest wall and lymph nodes.
Skin Cancer Reconstruction
A disease caused by ultraviolet light that comes from the sun’s rays.
Skin lymphoma is a relatively rare skin cancer unrelated to sun exposure. Yale Medicine treatment options include total skin electron beam therapy (TSEB).
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Basal cell carcinoma accounts for 80 percent of all skin cancers. The cause is damage to the DNA of cells in the epidermis, the top layer of the skin.
Photoaging (Sun Damage)
UV light hits skin unprotected by SPF, causing premature aging.