In-depth

Alternative medicine

Alternative cancer treatments

If you're considering alternative cancer treatments, talk to your doctor about starting with one of these promising alternative therapies.

Massage

Stressed out? Muscles ache? A massage might be what you need. But get the facts first.

Symptoms

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Unexplained weight loss

Unexplained weight loss: Symptom — Overview covers possible causes of unexplained weight loss.

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Positron emission tomography (PET) scan

A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that can detect changes within certain tissues or organs early, often before disease progresses.

Upper endoscopy

Find out what to expect during your endoscopy exam.

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

Treatments and drugs

Chemotherapy

Find out what to expect as you prepare for chemotherapy treatment.

Radiation therapy

Radiation therapy is a common means of treating many types of cancer. Find out what to expect during your radiation therapy treatment.

May. 12, 2011