Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
22 Results Related to "James Clune, MD"
Effective surgical treatment for melanoma can help patients diagnosed with this deadly cancer to live a long and healthy life.
Myeloma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancer of the plasma cells is known as myeloma. Myeloma is the most rare type of blood cancer.
More than 80 percent of children diagnosed with cancer are cured, and chemotherapy is an effective treatment for childhood cancer.
Immunotherapy works in one of two ways—it can boost mechanisms of the immune system so that it has more strength to fight cancer cells. Or, it can target and destroy certain receptors on cancer cells to prevent them from outsmarting the immune system.
Photoaging (Sun Damage)
UV light hits skin unprotected by SPF, causing premature aging.
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Wrist Fracture (broken wrist)
Watch this video to learn about carpal tunnel syndrome, numbness caused by compression of the nerve at the base of the palm.
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.
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.
Lymphoma: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Lymphomas are cancers caused by white blood cells that reproduce rapidly and uncontrollably. Two types are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
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.
Esophageal Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
About 17,000 new cases of esophageal cancer occur in the United States each year, most of them in men.
Pediatric Cancer Surgery
Survival rates for children with cancer have risen dramatically, a result of major advances in cancer treatments, including pediatric cancer surgery.
Pediatric Cancer Immunotherapy
Immune therapy uses the body’s own immune system to attack cancer cells. Pediatric cancer immunotherapy has become an important treatment for many childhood cancers.