Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
31 Results Related to "Thoracic Radiotherapy"
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Gamma Knife surgery precisely targets brain tumors. It can also treat vascular malformations, trigeminal neuralgia, and essential and Parkinsonian tremors.
Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer
Mohs surgery, a precise technique for removing skin cancer, is used to treat melanoma, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.
Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)
Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), also known as radiosurgery, is an extremely precise, high-dose form of radiation therapy.
Blood Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Most blood cancers—leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma—are typically the result of abnormality and excessive reproduction of white blood cells.
Lung Cancer Surgery
Lung cancer surgery can offer a cure when the disease is diagnosed in the early stages; more advanced cases may need additional therapies.
Oropharyngeal Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Pharyngeal cancer affects the back of the throat (pharynx), and oropharyngeal cancer affects the back of the tongue, tonsils, soft palate and part of the throat.
Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers
While smoking remains the most common cause of lung cancer, you can develop the disease if you smoked very little or never smoked at all. Genetics are becoming an important key to treating these cancers.
Photoaging (Sun Damage)
UV light hits skin unprotected by SPF, causing premature aging.
Lung Cancer Screening
Lung cancer screening can detect lung cancer in the early, most treatable stages. It's the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.
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.
Diagnosing Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is among the most common cancers in the world and a leading cause of cancer-related death in men and women in the U.S.
Lymphoma refers to a group of blood cancers, of which the two most common include: Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
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.
SBRT for Lung Cancer
For patients with lung cancer, stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), also known as radiosurgery, can be a highly effective treatment.