Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that forms in the cells that produce skin color. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A disease caused by ultraviolet light that comes from the sun’s rays.
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.
Squamous cell carcinoma is a cancer in the middle and outer skin layers caused by ultraviolet (UV) exposure. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Neoplasms or tumors refer to any growth that develops inside or on the body. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Doctors only diagnose cancer after ruling out other possible causes for symptoms and performing tests to check and double-check the diagnosis. Learn more about these tests.
Whether for screenings, diagnosis, or treatment for yourself or someone you care about, Yale Cancer Center offers multidisciplinary care.
Blood cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the bone marrow, where blood is produced. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Telomeres, which cap the ends of human chromosomes, may hold the key to understanding how humans age and develop diseases.
Inherited cancers are cancers that can be passed down from one family member to another through genes. Learn about symptoms and treatment.