Treatments, Tests, and Procedures

Watch patient-friendly videos about the specific medical tests and procedures used to diagnose and treat cancer.

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December 28, 2016

In this patient education video, Dr. Jyoti Patel offers an overview of immunotherapy, also called biologic therapy. This is a type of treatment designed to boost the body's natural defenses to fight the cancer. 

May 29, 2014

Dr. Richard Goldberg explains what clinical trials are, as well as their importance in finding new cancer treatments.

May 29, 2014

Dr. Robert Sticca outlines the basic types of surgery used in cancer treatment.

May 29, 2014

Dr. Lidia Schapira discusses what to expect in the time period after your cancer treatment is complete and your transition to survivorship.

May 29, 2014

Dr. Sonali Smith provides an introduction to bone marrow/stem cell transplants as a cancer treatment.

September 3, 2013

Dr. Everett Vokes talks about the latest treatment advances in the care and treatment of people with head and neck cancer.

September 3, 2013

Dr. David Johnson talks about the latest treatment advances in the care and treatment of people with lung cancer.

January 10, 2013

Dr. Sundar Jagannath discusses some scientific advances in the care and treatment of people with myeloma.

January 2, 2013

Dr. Maha Hussain outlines recent research progress in the care and treatment of men with prostate cancer.

January 2, 2013

Dr. Julie Gralow outlines recent research progress in the care and treatment of people with breast cancer.

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