Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
330 Results Related to "Stomach Cancer"
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.
Carcinoid Tumor of the Stomach
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.
Radiation Therapy for Esophageal Cancer
External-beam radiation is used to treat esophageal cancer. High-energy X-rays kill cancer cells and shrink tumors.
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.
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.
An endoscopic ultrasound lets doctors see through the intestinal walls in order to evaluate problems involving the esophagus, stomach, colon and pancreas.
Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Radiation therapy treatments for pancreatic cancer include external bean radiation therapy (with chemotherapy) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT).
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.
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.
Chemotherapy or “chemo” can shrink cancerous tumors, prevent cancer from spreading (metastasizing) elsewhere in the body, or relieve discomfort caused by a tumor.
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.
Pediatric Cancer Surgery
Survival rates for children with cancer have risen dramatically, a result of major advances in cancer treatments, including pediatric cancer surgery.
It’s important to know that fatigue comes with having cancer and is also a side effect of treatments.
Pancreatic cancer begins in the cells of the pancreas, an organ behind the stomach that produces hormones such as insulin and enzymes to aid digestion.
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.
Diagnosing Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer has few, if any, early symptoms. Yale Medicine’s advanced technology helps diagnose the condition early when it is most treatable.
Fevers in Infants Under 3 Months
Because infants are vulnerable to infection with their still-developing immune systems, fevers during the first months of life are taken seriously.