Treatments, Tests, and Procedures

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


August 9, 2010

Dr. Nicholas Vogelzang explains what targeted therapies are, and how they are used in cancer treatment.

July 26, 2010

Dr. Michelle Lau discusses the multidisciplinary team of professionals that each play an integral role on the cancer care team.

June 28, 2010

Dr. Mark Kris explains the concept of treatment guidelines, and how the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) develops treatment guidelines for people with cancer.

June 7, 2010

Dr. Timothy Gilligan explains an ASCO guideline on tumor markers for germ cell tumors.

February 22, 2010

Dr. Charles Schiffer discusses some scientific advances in the care and treatment of adults with leukemia.

January 6, 2010

Dr. Susan Chang talks about the latest treatment advances in the care and treatment of people with brain tumors.