Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
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A virtual colonoscopy uses computed tomography (CT) scanning to screen for polyps and tumors in the large intestine or colon.
Colorectal polyps are abnormal growths on the inner wall of the colon or rectum. Most are benign but removing them prevents them from progressing to cancer.
Pediatric Crohn's Disease
Crohn’s disease is a lifelong condition that poses unique challenges for children, but with current medical therapies, children can lead healthy, productive lives.
Anesthesia for Colonoscopy
For patients having a colonoscopy, Yale Medicine's anesthesiologists offer both conscious sedation and general anesthesia, tailored to your needs.
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.
Blood in the stool can be an alarming symptom that signals underlying conditions from hemorrhoids to colon cancer.
Colonoscopy is considered the gold standard for diagnosing colorectal cancer in its earliest stages. It allows doctors remove potentially precancerous polyps before they become cancer.
Diagnosing Colorectal Cancer
Staying on top of colonoscopy check-ups can help with detecting colorectal cancer early.
If cancer runs in your family, or you are at high risk because of your age or other factors, talk to your doctor about cancer screenings.
Lynch syndrome is an inherited genetic disorder linked to an increased risk of developing cancer, often at a younger age in life—especially colorectal cancer, and, for women, endometrial cancer.
Doctors only diagnose cancer after ruling out other possible causes for symptoms and performing tests to check and double-check the diagnosis.
Gastrointestinal Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancer may occur in the organs of the gastrointestinal tract or in the accessory organs of the digestive system such as the pancreas or liver.
Neoplasms or tumors can be cancerous or non-cancerous and can grow in any part of the body.
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.
Vascular Malformation Imaging
Imaging procedures, including MRI and CT, can identify dangerous irregularities called vascular malformations in arteries, veins or lymph vessels.
Imaging for Diagnosing Gynecologic Cancers
When a woman experiences symptoms that may be caused by a gynecological cancer, her doctor may recommend imaging tests to look for tumors.
Radiation Therapy for Stomach Cancer
Radiation therapy, sometimes in the form of external beam radiation therapy, can be helpful in the treatment of stomach cancer.
Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease characterized by swelling and sores in the colon. With proper treatment, it can be improved.