Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
316 Results Related to "Brachytherapy for Gynecologic Cancers"
Brachytherapy for Uterine Cancer
Yale Medicine offers advanced treatments, including brachytherapy, for women with uterine and endometrial cancers.
With internal radiation therapy, the doctor places a source of high-energy, radioactive rays (such as seed implants) inside the body close to cancer cells.
Minimally Invasive Reproductive Surgery
Our specialists have expertise in minimally invasive gynecological surgery that can resolve a woman’s infertility issue, allowing her to conceive.
Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer
Uterine cancer is a term for a group of cancers that can develop inside a woman’s uterus.
Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus due to conditions such as fibroids, endometriosis, bleeding, pelvic pain or cancer.
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.
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.
A colposcopy is a test to view a woman's cervix and vagina.
Regular Pap smears or tests can be the first line of defense in women's preventative health toolkit.
Cervical cancer occurs when cells inside the cervix grow abnormally or a tumor starts to form.
Cancer (oncologic) surgery is one of three main treatments for cancer along with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Malignant tumors are removed during open surgery.
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.
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.
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.
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Smoking puts you at greater risk for developing non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This is the most common type of lung cancer. Early diagnosis is key.
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.
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.
Liver Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Risk factors for liver cancer include viral infections of the liver (such as hepatitis) and chronic liver disease (cirrhosis) as well as fatty liver disease.