Conditions & Treatments
Our department has a long and proud tradition of providing compassionate, advanced care. We study the molecular and cellular components of blood and other body fluids. This work is crucial to diagnosing and managing illness and understanding the mechanisms and origins of disease. Our team has developed many different clinical tests that help us find critical health information and make an accurate diagnosis without using invasive procedures. Our goal is to understand how the immune system protects you from attack, how mature cells in your body develop from more primitive stem cells, how viruses and other microbes work, how transfusions can be made better and safer, and how your body works to stop bleeding when you are injured. We are...
Our expert pathologists are key players in all health care provided by Yale Medicine. By studying bodily fluids and tissues, we help other physicians make diagnoses. We offer highly specialized diagnostic and consultation services in all major specialty and subspecialty areas of pathology.Our subspecialists attend all tumor boards, or meetings in which a number of doctors from various specialties review and discuss a patient's medical condition and treatment options. We routinely provide expert advice and guidance for medical professionals and patients outside of Yale Medicine.We pride ourselves on our rapid evaluation capabilities and our broad experience. Our subspecialist pathologists are on call around-the-clock, assuring that doctors...
Yale Cancer Center
Yale Cancer Center is a collaboration involving nationally and internationally renowned physicians and scientists from Yale Medicine, Yale School of Medicine and Smilow Cancer Hospital. This partnership enables us to provide the best approaches for prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.Yale Cancer Center combines a tradition of innovative cancer treatment and quality care for patients. A National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center for over 43 years, Yale Cancer Center is one of only 49 of these centers in the nation. Comprehensive cancer centers play a vital role in the advancement of the NCI’s goal of reducing illness and death from cancer through scientific research, cancer prevention and...