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Ewing Sarcoma: Overview

Ewing sarcoma is a type of cancer that most often starts in the bone. It can also start in soft tissues. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Eye Cancer: Intraocular Melanoma

Melanoma is a serious kind of skin cancer. This cancer involves cells called melanocytes. You also have melanocytes in your eyes. When these cells become cancerous, the condition is called intraocular melanoma. Learn about causes, risk ...

Eye Cancer: Overview

Primary eye cancer is a very rare kind of cancer that starts somewhere in or on the eye or in the skin of cells around the eye. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Floor of Mouth Cancer

The floor of mouth is a horseshoe-shaped area under the tongue, between the sides of the lower jawbone (the mandible). Cancer of the floor of mouth accounts for 28-35 percent of all mouth cancers. Men are diagnosed with floor of mouth ...

Gallbladder Cancer: Overview

Gallbladder cancer starts in the cells that form the gallbladder. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Germ Cell Tumors in Children

Germ cells form as a baby grows in the womb. The cells usually form the eggs (ova) in females and the sperm in males. Germ cell tumors are made up of these underdeveloped cells. The tumors may be cancer (malignant) or not cancer (benign).

Head and Neck Cancer: Overview

Head and neck cancer is the term given to cancers that start in the head and neck region. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Hepatoblastoma in Children

Hepatoblastoma is a very rare cancer. It’s a tumor that starts in the liver. The cancer cells are similar to fetal liver cells. It usually affects children less than 3 to 4 years of age.

Hodgkin Lymphoma: Overview

Hodgkin lymphoma is cancer that starts in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is part of the immune system. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus. Your healthcare provider may also remove one or both ovaries, and the fallopian tubes. In some cases, he or she may remove other parts of the reproductive system.

Kaposi Sarcoma: Overview

In Kaposi sarcoma (KS), cancer starts in the cells that form the lining of lymph or blood vessels. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Kidney Cancer: Overview

A helpful guide to kidney cancer, from symptoms and diagnosis to getting a second opinion and types of treatment.

Laryngeal Cancer: Overview

Laryngeal cancer starts in the voice box (larynx), which is located in your neck. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Leukemia in Children

Leukemia is cancer of the blood. It’s the most common form of cancer in childhood. The cancer cells grow in bone marrow and go into the blood.

Liver Cancer Overview

Liver cancer is cancer that starts in your liver. There are different kinds of liver cancer, but the most common type in adults is called hepatocellular carcinoma. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Malignant Mesothelioma Overview

The mesothelium is a tissue that covers and protects the outer surface of some organs. Malignant mesothelioma is a rare kind of cancer that starts in the mesothelium. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Mammogram

A mammogram is way to look at your breast using X-rays. It is used to find and diagnose breast disease in women. Your healthcare provider may order a mammogram if you have a breast problem such as a lump, pain, or discharge from a ...

Medulloblastoma

Medulloblastoma is a type of brain cancer. It most often affects children, but it can also happen in adults. These tumors often grow in the cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls balance and coordination.

Melanoma: Overview

Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about melanoma.

Merkel Cell Cancer

Detailed information on merkel cell cancer, including diagnosis and treatment

Multiple Myeloma Overview

Multiple myeloma is cancer that starts in plasma cells in your bone marrow. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma is a cancerous tumor. It grows in nerve tissue of babies and young children. The cancer cells grow in young nerve cells of a baby growing in the womb. These cells are called neuroblasts. It’s is the most common cancer in ...

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) in Children

NHL is a type of cancer in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is part of the immune system. It helps to fight diseases and infections. The lymphatic system also helps with balancing fluids in different parts of the body.

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: Overview

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is cancer that starts in the lymphatic system. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Overview

Skin cancer is a disease that begins in the cells of the skin. Nonmelanoma skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Olfactory Neuroblastoma

An olfactory neuroblastoma often happens on the roof of the nasal cavity. It involves the cribiform plate, which is a bone between the eyes and located deep in the skull.

Oral Cancer: Overview

Oral cancer is cancer that starts in the mouth or throat. Oral cancer is fairly common and very curable if found and treated at an early stage. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Osteosarcoma (Osteogenic Sarcoma) in Children

Osteosarcoma is cancer of the bone. The cancer (malignant) cells make immature bone cells (osteoid). Osteosarcoma is rare, but it is the most common type of bone cancer in children and teens. It is most common when teens have growth ...

Palate Cancer

The palate is divided into two parts: the bony hard palate in the front, and the fleshy soft palate in the back of the mouth. Cancer of the palate usually first noticed as an ulcer in the mouth. Tobacco and alcohol use are risk factors ...

Pancreatic Cancer: Overview

Pancreatic cancer is cancer that starts in your pancreas. The pancreas is a pear-shaped organ that lies behind the stomach and in front of your spine. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

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