Cancer Types

Bladder Cancer
Cancer that forms in tissues of the bladder and often begins in the cells that normally makes up the inner lining of the bladder.

Breast Cancer
Cancer that forms in tissues of the breast and often occurs in the glands that make milk or the tubes that carry milk to the nipple. It occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare.

Colon and Rectal Cancer
Cancer that forms in the tissues of the longest part of the large intestine is colon cancer. Colon cancer frequently begins in cells that make and release mucus and other fluids. Rectal cancer occurs in the last several inches of the large intestine.

Endometrial Cancer
Cancer that forms in the tissue lining the uterus. Typically the cancer begins in the cells that make and release mucus and other fluids.

Kidney (Renal Cell) Cancer
Cancer that forms in tissues of the kidneys and the lining of small tubes of the kidney that filter the blood and remove waste products.

Leukemia
Cancer that starts in blood-forming tissue, i.e. bone marrow, and causes large numbers of blood cells to be produced and enter the bloodstream.

Lung Cancer
Cancer that forms in tissues of the lung. Typically the cancer forms in the cells lining your air passages.

Melanoma
Cancer that begins in cells that make the tissue pigment, called melanin. It is most common on the skin, but can also occur in the eye or intestines.

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Cancer of the immune system.

Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer found in the tissues of the pancreas. Often called exocrine cancer.

Prostate Cancer
Cancer found in the tissues of a gland in the male reproductive system found below the bladder and in front of the rectum called the prostate.

Skin Cancer (Nonmelanoma)
Cancer that forms in tissues of the skin. There are several types of skin cancer, but most skin cancers form in older people on parts of the body exposed to the sun or in people who have weakened immune systems.

Thyroid Cancer
Cancer that forms in an organ at the base of the throat that makes hormones that help control heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and weight called the thyroid gland.

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