Treatments, Tests, and Procedures

Videos about specific tests and procedures used to diagnose cancer and how cancer is treated


March 7, 2011

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.

August 9, 2010

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

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.