Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
32 Results Related to "Thoracic Radiotherapy"
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.
Cytogenic Studies for Leukemia Diagnosis
For leukemia patients, molecular cytogenetics enable doctors to determine the best treatment for each patient. This is called precision medicine.
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.
Lymphoma refers to a group of blood cancers, of which the two most common include: Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
Head and neck cancer treatment may involve radiation therapy, surgery and chemotherapy. Yale Medicine specialists use the latest treatment techniques.
SBRT for Lung Cancer
For patients with lung cancer, stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), also known as radiosurgery, can be a highly effective treatment.
Radiation Therapy for Lymphoma
Radiation therapy may be used to relieve pain or other symptoms related to lymphoma, such as if a tumor has spread to the brain or is pressing on nerves.
Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer and among the most aggressive of all cancers, but it can be cured if caught in the early stages.
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.
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.
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.
At your next large family gathering, talking about past cancer diagnoses throughout the family tree could provide valuable insight about possible risks of inherited cancers.
Half of all people with cancer are treated with radiation therapy. It is effective for treating almost all types of cancer in almost any part of the body.
Lymphoma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Lymphomas are cancers caused by white blood cells that reproduce rapidly and uncontrollably. Two types are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Throat Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Throat cancer can affect either the pharynx or larynx, and there are a variety of different types, based on where the cancer is found.
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.
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.