- By Laurel J. Kelly
Living With Cancer: Ovary removal surgery
Oophorectomy (ovary removal surgery): What you can expect
An oophorectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or both of your ovaries. It may be performed for several reasons, including ovarian cancer. If you need to undergo an oophorectomy, here's what you can expect.
Prostate cancer brachytherapy
Prostate cancer brachytherapy treats cancer by delivering radiation directly to the prostate, minimizing radiation to surrounding tissue. The radioactive seeds containing your treatment are implanted into your prostate gland. Learn more from Dr. Erik Castle, a Mayo Clinic urologist.
Treatment of soft-tissue sarcoma
Soft-tissue sarcoma begins in the body's soft tissues — muscles, fat, blood vessels, nerves, tendons and the lining of joints. Your treatment options will depend on the size, type and location of your tumor. Learn more about the treatment options for soft-tissue sarcoma.