Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
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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.
Oral Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Sometimes a small and harmless-looking sore on the lips or mouth can be a sign of early oral cancer, so it’s important to visit your dentist or doctor to discuss.
Oropharyngeal Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Pharyngeal cancer affects the back of the throat (pharynx), and oropharyngeal cancer affects the back of the tongue, tonsils, soft palate and part of the throat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Surgery may be required when cancer or another condition develops in the larynx (or voicebox); surgeons take extra care to protect the voice.
Radiation Therapy for Esophageal Cancer
External-beam radiation is used to treat esophageal cancer. High-energy X-rays kill cancer cells and shrink tumors.
Kidney Cancer Treatment
Kidney cancer occurs when malignant cells grow in one or both kidneys. Then, the body is unable to filter waste. Surgery is the most common treatment.
Brain Tumor Treatment
Brain tumors can cause a wide range of symptoms, including memory loss, seizures and loss of motor control.
Genomics and Cancer Treatment
Learning about a patient's unique genetic makeup so doctors can select effective, personalized treatments is the heart of genomic medicine.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
The total combined cases of reported chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reached the highest number ever in the United States in 2015, according to the CDC.
Smoking and Cancer
Stopping smoking makes cancer treatments more effective, lessens treatment complications, and decreases the chances of cancer returning.
Myeloma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancer of the plasma cells is known as myeloma. Myeloma is the most rare type of blood cancer.
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., and it raises your risk for several different kinds of 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 Treatment for Breast Cancer
Patients with breast cancer may require radiation treatment to the breast, chest wall and lymph nodes.