Endometrial cancer

Few things strike more fear in the human race than the thought of cancer. While we have developed many different treatment methods for cancers like endometrial cancer, we have no cure. Sure, some of the methods like aggressive chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery can remove the cancer so that it is no longer an immediate […]

Uterine cancer

Uterus consists of three different parts, the top, middle, and bottom. The top of the uterus is commonly referred to as the fundus which is shaped like a dome and it is where the fallopian tubes go all the way up to the ovaries. The middle of the uterus is called the corpus and it […]

Bone marrow cancer

Bone marrow is the tissue found in the center of the bone. This soft tissue contains stem cells that develop into red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Red blood cells carry oxygen throughout the body. White blood cells help to fight off infection in the body and platelets help the blood to clot. […]

Metastatic renal cancer

When the first signs of cancer begin to show in the kidneys it is referred to as renal cell carcinoma or metastatic rental cancer. Metastatic is the term used to define cancer that spreads to other parts of the body. Many cancer patients are very fortune to find their cancer before it has the chance […]

Bone cancer

What do you think of when you think of the word cancer? Most people quickly think the worst, that cancer is a potentially deadly medical issue that they wouldn’t wish on their worst enemy. But what do you think about when you think of types of cancer? Many people think of breast cancer and lung […]

Testicular cancer

The American Cancer Society estimates that the number of men who are being diagnosed with testicular cancer each year is now about 8,500. Every year a little less than 400 men die from testicular cancer in the United States. Testicular cancer makes up for less than 1% of all cancers so it is not a […]


Although there are many forms of cancer, there are very few caused by external sources. Unfortunately, there is one that is not only caused by an external source, but doesn’t usually manifest itself for twenty to fifty years. In this case, it is called mesothelioma and is caused by exposure to asbestos. Asbestos is a […]

Kidney cancer

Your kidneys are very important organs of the body. They are part of the urinary system and help filter waste products out of the blood, expelling those wastes in the urine. Kidney cancer is more likely among people aged 55 years or over and it is more common in men than women. Most cases of […]

Esophageal cancer

Esophageal cancer is cancer of the esophagus which is a long hollow tube that runs from your throat to your stomach. Your esophagus carries food you swallow to your stomach to be digested. Esophageal cancer usually begins in the cells that lines the inside of the esophagus, cancer can occur anywhere along the esophagus. Cancer […]

Breast cancer

Thanks to many public awareness campaigns, breast cancer is one of the best known and best understood forms of cancer. This is fortunate, because breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in women. Luckily, with regular self breast exams and visits to a gynecologist, breast cancer is one deadly illness that can be […]

Sarcoma muscle cancer

Sarcoma muscle cancer is a rare type of cancer that is more commonly found in children than in adults. It is so rare in adults that it only accounts for about 2 percent of all adult cancers. However, it is among the top 5 most common forms of cancer found in children. There are around […]

Bladder cancer

Bladder cancer involves cancerous cells growing in the bladder, that organ in the pelvic region that stores urine. Generally, this type of cancer first begins in the cells inside the bladder rather than cells outside of it. It can affect people of any age, although it is more common in older adults. Bladder cancer is […]

Multiple myeloma

Your bones are important for many reasons, not the least of which is giving your skin something to stretch it out. Without your bones you would be unable to walk, stand, sit, move, work… you would really be a useless blob. But did you also know that your bones are also the home in which […]

Cervical cancer

Finding out that you have cancer is a very scary thing. There are many forms of cancer that one can get, however cervical cancer is a cancer that can only affect women. Cervical cancer can be treated successfully if found in the earliest stages. This is why having a yearly Pap test is crucial for […]

Cervical dysplasia

Cervical dysplasia is a condition that results in cervix cells to grow abnormally. Cervical dysplasia is a precancerous condition but is not actually considered to be cancer. There are three different severeness of cervical dysplasia and treatment for each will vary. They are as follows: CIN I is the least severe form of cervical dysplasia. […]


When many people hear “leukemia” they may automatically think of it as a disease only children get. This is not the case because leukemia is cancer of the blood cells which are made in the bone marrow and everyone has bone marrow. Blood cells include the white blood cells that fight infection, red blood cells […]

Prostate cancer

In the United States prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death of men and is the most common type of cancer. Prostate cancer is considered a common disease that older men get. Prostate cancer is caused by an uncontrollable growth of cells in the prostate that leads to the formation of a malignant […]

Pancreatic cancer

The pancreas is an organ that is responsible for secreting important enzymes that help our food digest and helps regulate our hormones. A lot of times when a person develops pancreatic cancer the cancer progresses very quickly, without a lot of symptoms. This makes it hard to diagnosis pancreatic cancer in the early stages which […]

Bowel cancer

Bowel cancer can take years to grow and a person may not have any symptoms until the cancer is in an advanced state. For this reason it is very important to have regular colon cancer screenings done. Over 75% of patients diagnosed with bowel cancer had no symptoms at all. Most people who are susceptible […]

Ovarian cancer

The ovaries are a part of the female reproductive system and whose job it is to produce the female hormone estrogen and release the eggs that will drop from the ovary and travel through the fallopian tube to the uterus. Ovarian cancer will begin in the cells that make up ovarian tissue. There is a […]

Thyroid cancer

The thyroid is a glad that is located at the base of the neck. If you want to find it touch the area just below your Adam’s apple and you have found the area your thyroid is located. The thyroid glad is very important to the human body in that it produces many of the […]

Throat cancer

Throat cancer is a type of cancer that refers to tumors which will develop either in your throat or your larynx (voice box). Most people do not realize that their throat actually begins behind their nasal cavity and continues into their neck, where the larynx sits. The throat is a muscle, and the larynx is […]

Melanoma cancer

Melanoma is not the most common form of skin cancer however it is the most dangerous. Melanoma can be fatal if not treated before it spreads to the deeper tissue under the skin and into the blood stream. Once the cancer enters the blood stream it can then travel and invade other organs of the […]

Liver cancer

Liver cancer is also known as hepatoma or hepatocellular carcinoma. Because the liver is made up of mostly hepatocytes, or liver cells, most liver cancers originate from the liver cells. This is the reason the term hepatocellular carcinoma is frequently used. The liver cells all have different functions. Some cells make up the bile ducts […]

Skin cancer

Because of the increase in pollutants in the air and the harm that has been done to the ozone layer, there is an increase in the amount of UC in the atmosphere. This means that more and more people are showing up with skin cancer problems. But what most people who are worried about skin […]

Lung cancer

Lung cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer and affects millions of Americans every year. Lung cancer is most often caused by cigarette smoking, but there are also other risk factors. Most people with lung cancer are forced to undergo extreme methods of treatment because it spreads so quickly from the lungs […]

Stomach cancer

With over one million deaths per year being caused by stomach cancer, it is the fourth worst cause of cancer worldwide. The primary know that stomach cancer, but you might not know that it can affect the esophagus, the lungs, and the liver. Stomach cancer is most common in certain parts of Asia, Great Britain, […]

Colon cancer

Cancer is a condition that is affecting more and more people every year and unfortunately we are no closer to a cure than we were several years ago. However, as more and more researchers begin to understand the causes of cancer, we might expect that a cure could be on the horizon soon. There are […]