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Advanced Diagnostic Procedures for Digestive Diseases
Sometimes, advanced diagnostic procedures are needed for diagnosing digestive diseases, particularly for issues with the pancreas, bile ducts and GI tract.
It’s important to know that fatigue comes with having cancer and is also a side effect of treatments.
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.
For epilepsy, new brain surgery techniques can bring relief, and often a cure, if seizures haven't been helped by medications.
When electrical abnormalities cause abnormal heart rhythms, you may experience palpitations—the heart is skipping, fluttering, or beating too hard or too fast
Low testosterone can take a toll on a man's strength, energy levels, mood and sex life. Watch this video for tips to bolster testosterone levels safely.
Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
Minimally invasive spinal procedures allow surgeons to navigate the spine and isolate a patient’s spinal problems, with better results and faster recovery.
Stroke, a blockage of blood flow to the brain, can cause symptoms ranging from barely noticeable to disabling to death. Fast treatment is vital.
Brachytherapy for Uterine Cancer
Yale Medicine offers advanced treatments, including brachytherapy, for women with uterine and endometrial cancers.
External Radiation Therapy
External radiation therapy, also called external-beam therapy (EBT), uses beams of radiation delivered from a machine outside the body to target a tumor.
Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune disorder causing extreme fatigue, caused by disrupted communication between nerve and muscle cells.
Small Cell Lung Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Smoking tobacco is the leading risk factor for small cell lung cancer, responsible for 98 percent of all cases.
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.
A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. More than half of all Americans develop cataracts by the time they're 80.
With advancements in non-invasive imaging and surgical techniques, it is now possible to treat many problems in a fetus before birth.
Hormonal Therapy for Cancer
Doctors may decide to interfere with hormone production in order to stop cancer from spreading, slow it down or decrease the odds it will come back.
Osteosarcoma is the most common form of bone cancer, and is often seen in children and young adults. Improvements in surgery, chemotherapy and immunotherapy over the last 30 years have raised survival rates.
Stimulant Use Disorder
Highly addictive and often dangerous, stimulants increase alertness, attention and energy, while also elevating blood pressure, heart rate and breathing.
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