Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
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Brain Tumor Treatment
Brain tumors can cause a wide range of symptoms, including memory loss, seizures and loss of motor control.
Cytogenic Studies for Leukemia Diagnosis
For leukemia patients, molecular cytogenetics enable doctors to determine the best treatment for each patient. This is called precision medicine.
Lymphoma refers to a group of blood cancers, of which the two most common include: Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Diagnosing Pediatric Sarcomas
Pediatric sarcomas are a rare type of childhood cancer that requires a team of specialized experts for treatment.
Genomics and Cancer Treatment
Learning about a patient's unique genetic makeup so doctors can select effective, personalized treatments is the heart of genomic medicine.
Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
Head and neck cancer treatment may involve radiation therapy, surgery and chemotherapy. Yale Medicine specialists use the latest treatment techniques.
Radiation Therapy for Lymphoma
Radiation therapy may be used to relieve pain or other symptoms related to lymphoma, such as if a tumor has spread to the brain or is pressing on nerves.
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.
Metastatic Brain Tumors
When cancer cells from another organ spread to the brain, the result is called a metastatic brain tumor. This is the most common type of brain cancer.
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Lymph nodes can be used to determine whether cancer has become metastatic, meaning it’s begun to spread from the original tumor site to other parts of the body.
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.
Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer
Patients with breast cancer may require radiation treatment to the breast, chest wall and lymph nodes.
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.
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.
Whether for screenings, diagnosis, or treatment for yourself or someone you care about, Yale Cancer Center offers multidisciplinary care.
Pediatric Cancer: An Overview
Pediatric cancers although common are highly treatable. Radiation therapy can be used safely and effectively to treat a variety of cancers that affect children.
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.
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.