In-depth

Bladder cancer

Bladder cancer is often diagnosed early — when it's most treatable. But even with successful treatment, bladder cancer survivors need follow-up tests for years to come.

Cystitis

Cystitis is an inflammation of the urinary bladder. It's most often caused by a bacterial infection but may have other causes.

Ectopic pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy can't continue normally — but prompt treatment can help prevent life-threatening blood loss.

Endometrial cancer

Endometrial cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. If detected early, this cancer is often successfully treated.

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a highly contagious sexually transmitted infection. Without treatment, serious complications can occur.

Interstitial cystitis

Frequent urination and pelvic pain may indicate interstitial cystitis, a chronic bladder inflammation. There's no cure, but some treatments offer relief.

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is a common cancer affecting men. But with early detection, you improve your chances of successful treatment.

Rickets

Rickets is a severe and prolonged vitamin D deficiency that leads to softening and weakening of the bones in children.

Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome

Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, a rare condition, may be caused by chronic constipation. Dietary changes may help mild cases.

Uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors of the uterus. Medical therapy and surgical procedures can shrink or remove uterine fibroids.

Vaginal cancer

Vaginal cancer is a rare cancer that typically occurs in older women.

May. 18, 2013