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Tests & Treatments

The following tests and treatments are some of the most common tests and treatments offered by specialists in this area. These specialists offer many other advanced tests and treatments for a wide range of medical problems. Please call (888) 352-RUSH (7874) if you have questions about specific tests or treatments not listed here.

  • Chemotherapy uses drugs to destroy cancer cells or to slow down their growth.
  • Extracorporeal Photopheresis

    Extracorporeal photopheresis is a treatment used to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) and graft-versus-host disease. In extracorporeal photopheresis, a patient’s blood is injected with a drug that makes cells more sensitive to ultraviolet (UV) light and then exposed to UV light. This process damages the cancerous cells, which are returned to the patient, stimulating the body’s immune system.
  • Integrative medicine is the use of complementary therapies, such as acupuncture, counseling and massage, to manage disease symptoms or treatment side effects.
  • Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses radiation to kill tumors or keep them from growing. It can also help relieve cancer symptoms.