Acute kidney injury is an episode of sudden kidney damage or failure.
Smoking tobacco is the leading risk factor for small cell lung cancer, responsible for 98 percent of all cases.
While smoking remains the most common cause of lung cancer, you can develop the disease if you smoked very little or never smoked at all. Genetics are becoming an important key to treating these cancers.
Smoking puts you at greater risk for developing non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This is the most common type of lung cancer. Early diagnosis is key.
Lung cancer is a broad term for different types of cancers that begin in the lungs.
Whether for screenings, diagnosis, or treatment for yourself or someone you care about, Yale Cancer Center offers multidisciplinary care.
Dyspnea is a medical term that describes shortness of breath, and a feeling of starving for oxygen. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Chemotherapy uses drugs that kill cancer cells or stop them from multiplying. Learn more about this treatment.
Half of all people with cancer are treated with radiation therapy. It is effective for treating almost all types of cancer in almost any part of the body.
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.