Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
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Measles: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Measles is one of the world’s most contagious diseases, and it can be especially dangerous for children under age 5 or for those with weakened immune systems.
Avoiding Infectious Diseases
There are all sorts of ways to get an infectious disease—from people and animals, to eating contaminated foods, to environmental exposure.
Pediatric Cancer Immunotherapy
Immune therapy uses the body’s own immune system to attack cancer cells. Pediatric cancer immunotherapy has become an important treatment for many childhood cancers.
Benign Breast Findings
Sometimes radiologists see something on a screening mammogram that could end up being completely normal, but that needs to be further tested to be sure.
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.
Today's 3D mammography helps give radiologists a more detailed view to better detect breast cancer. The technology also helps reduce false-positive results.
Gynecologic Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
All women are at risk for developing gynecologic cancers, and the chances increase with age. Know the warning signs as early treatment is most effective.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019)
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the official name given by the WHO to the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 (formerly known as 2019-nCoV), the new coronavirus that surfaced in 2019 and has been spreading to different parts of the world.
Immunotherapy works in one of two ways—it can boost mechanisms of the immune system so that it has more strength to fight cancer cells. Or, it can target and destroy certain receptors on cancer cells to prevent them from outsmarting the immune system.
Urologic Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancers of the urinary tract (or urologic cancers) may be linked to environmental, lifestyle, genetic and other factors.
Breast Cancer in Men
Since breast cancer is far more prevalent in women than men, it's important for men to know the symptoms in order to get diagnosed at an early stage.
Smoking and Cancer
Stopping smoking makes cancer treatments more effective, lessens treatment complications, and decreases the chances of cancer returning.
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.
Lab Testing With Quick Results
Laboratory tests that used to take days to come back can now be performed instantly and accurately, using point-of-care tests.
Endocrine Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Most endocrine tumors are benign, but a few will become cancerous. Collectively, endocrine cancers are much less common than other kinds of cancer.
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.
Breast Cancer Surgery
Women and men who are diagnosed with breast cancer have several surgery options to consider. Find out more about how breast cancer is treated.