Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
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Anesthesia for Breast Cancer Surgery
Anesthesiologists make sure that patients with breast cancer are safe and comfortable both during and after surgery, tailoring sedation to your needs.
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.
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.
It’s important to know that fatigue comes with having cancer and is also a side effect of treatments.
Cancer (oncologic) surgery is one of three main treatments for cancer along with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Malignant tumors are removed during open surgery.
Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a relatively rare type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma cancer that causes white blood cells to multiply too quickly.
Diagnosing Breast Cancer
Breast cancer patients may not know that a pathologist is the doctor responsible for diagnosing them and identifying the best treatment.
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.
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.
Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer
Radiation therapy may be a treatment for skin cancer. It's usually used with other treatments as an alternative for surgery or for pain relief.
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.
For women who have had a mastectomy or lumpectomy, breast reconstruction surgery helps restore the appearance of the breasts.
Whether for screenings, diagnosis, or treatment for yourself or someone you care about, Yale Cancer Center offers multidisciplinary care.