Treatments, Tests, and Procedures
Watch patient-friendly videos about the specific medical tests and procedures used to diagnose and treat cancer.
The type of cancer treatment your doctor recommends depends on the type of cancer, the size and location of the tumor, whether the cancer has spread, and your overall health. Learn about the most common types of cancer treatment, such as surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.
Dr. Richard Goldberg talks about the latest treatment advances in colorectal cancer.
Dr. Michael Link discusses some scientific advances in the care and treatment of children with cancer.
In this video, Dr. John Sweetenham discusses some scientific advances in the care and treatment of adults with lymphoma.
Lidia Schapira, MD, ofrece una introducción a los estudios clínicos y su importancia en la investigación del cáncer.
Dr. Lidia Schapira gives an introduction to clinical trials and their importance in cancer research.
Patient advocate Mary Lou Smith outlines what things to consider when a person with cancer is reviewing clinical trials (research studies) when making treatment plan decisions.
Dr. Eric Singer explains how clinical trials are reviewed to ensure the safety of the patients involved.
Dr. Carolyn Runowicz introduces informed consent, a process that helps every patient understand the potential risks, benefits, and alternatives before they join a clinical trial.
Louis Weiner, MD, introduces different types of clinical trials, including studies that focus on finding new treatments, side effects and supportive care, late effects and survivorship, and screening and prevention.
Dr. Nicholas Petrelli explains how clinical cancer research is done in distinct segments, called the phases of a clinical trial.