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Cancer by Type - Overviews



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In-depth reports provide extensive information on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of specific types of cancer.

 

Cancer - General 

Abdominal bloating
Abdominal pain
Abdominal mass
Anaplastic thyroid cancer
Back pain - low
Benign - definition
Cancer
Cancer - resources
Carcinoid syndrome
Glands - swollen
Leiomyosarcoma
Leukoplakia
Malignancy
Mediastinal tumor
Medullary carcinoma of thyroid
Metastasis
Multiple myeloma
Smoking hazards
Smoking - tips on how to quit
Thyroid cancer
Thyroid cancer - papillary carcinoma
Tobacco Use
Tumor


Bladder Cancer 

Bladder cancer
Bladder outlet obstruction
Incontinence
Incontinence - support group


Brain/Spinal/Neuro Cancer 

Cell phones - do they cause cancer?
Ganglioneuroblastoma
Melanoma of the eye
Metastatic brain tumor
Neuroblastoma
Otitis externa - malignant
Pituitary tumor
Posterior fossa tumor
Primary brain tumor
Retinoblastoma
Rhabdomyosarcoma
Spinal tumor


Breast Cancer 

Armpit lump
Breast cancer
Breast lump
Breast pain


Colorectal Cancer 

Colon cancer
Colon cancer - resources


Kidney / Adrenal Gland Cancer 

Adrenocortical carcinoma
Cancer - renal pelvis or ureter
Kidney disease
Kidney cancer
Pheochromocytoma
Renal failure - chronic
Renal failure - acute
Urine - abnormal color
Wilms tumor


Leukemia 

Acute lymphocytic leukemia
Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) - adult
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)
Hairy cell leukemia
Leukemia
Leukemia - resources
Macroglobulinemia of Waldenstrom


Liver 

Cholangiocarcinoma
Liver metastases


Lymphoma 

Burkitt lymphoma
Hodgkin's lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Primary lymphoma of the brain


Lung Cancer 

Aging changes in the lungs
Cough
Coughing up blood
Mesothelioma (malignant)
Metastatic cancer to the lung
Metastatic pleural tumor
Primary lung cancer
Throat or Larynx cancer


Oral/Digestive Cancer 

Breath odor
Esophageal cancer
Mouth ulcers
Neck lump
Neck pain
Oral cancer
Posterior tongue carcinoma
Radiation enteritis
Salivary gland tumors
Stomach cancer
Stools - bloody
Tongue problems


Ovarian Cancer 

Ovarian cancer
Ovarian cysts


Pancreatic Cancer 

Biliary obstruction
Glucagonoma
Pancreatic carcinoma
Pancreatic islet cell tumor


Male specific cancer / Prostate Cancer 

Cancer - penis
Erythroplasia of Queyrat
Prostate cancer
Scrotal masses
Support group - prostate cancer
Testicle pain
Testicle lump


Skin Cancer 

Aging changes in skin
Basal cell carcinoma
Epithelium
Fair skin cancer risks
Liver spots
Kaposi's sarcoma
Malignant teratoma
Melanoma
Skin cancer locations
Squamous cell carcinoma
Sunburn
Xeroderma pigmentosa


Women specific cancer / Uterine Cancer 

Cervical cancer
Cervical dysplasia
Cancer - vulva
Genital warts
Gestational trophoblastic disease
Vaginal bleeding between periods
Vaginal tumors


Tests 

Abdominal CT scan
Abdominal exploration
Angiography of the head
Biopsy
Biopsy - abdominal wall fat pad
Biopsy - biliary tract
Biopsy - bladder
Biopsy - bone marrow
Biopsy - breast
Biopsy - brush - urinary tract
Biopsy - carpal tunnel
Biopsy - cervical punch
Biopsy - colposcopy-directed
Biopsy - cone
Biopsy - endometrium
Biopsy - gingiva (gums)
Biopsy - heart
Biopsy - kidney
Biopsy - liver
Biopsy - lung - transtracheal - transbronchial
Biopsy - lymph nodes
Biopsy - mouth or throat
Biopsy - muscle
Biopsy - nasal mucosa
Biopsy - nerve
Biopsy - open lung
Biopsy - open pleura
Biopsy - parathyroid
Biopsy - polyps
Biopsy - rectum
Biopsy - salivary gland
Biopsy - skin
Biopsy - skinny-needle
Biopsy - synovial membrane
Biopsy - testicle
Biopsy - tongue
Biopsy - upper airway
Biopsy of the cervix
Bone marrow aspiration
Bone marrow biopsy
Bone marrow culture
Bone X-Ray
Blood differential
Breast ultrasound
Bronchoscopy
CBC
CEA
Cell surface antigen studies (B-cell - leukemia and lymphoma panel)
Chest CT
Chest MRI
Chest X-ray
Colonoscopy
Cold knife cone biopsy
CSF cell count
CSF total protein
CT
CT chest
CT head
CT lungs
Cytology exam of pleural fluid
Digital rectal exam
EEG
ERCP
Endoscopy
Fecal occult blood test - flushable home test
Fecal occult blood test - guaiac smear
Fecal occult blood test (FOBT)
Gallium (Ga.) scan
Intravenous pyelogram
Kidney function tests
Liver function tests
Lung needle biopsy
Lymphangiogram
Male self-examination
Mammography
Mediastinoscopy with biopsy
MRI
MRI - abdomen
MRI - chest
MRI - head
MRI - heart
Pap smear
Pleural needle biopsy
PSA
PTH-related protein
Radionuclide cystogram
Sigmoidoscopy
Skin self-exam
Tartrate Resistant Acid Phosphatase
Upper GI and small bowel series
Ultrasound
Ultrasound - breast
Ultrasound - testicle
Ultrasound - thyroid
Urinalysis
Urine chemistry
Urine cytology
WBC
X-ray
X-ray - abdomen
X-ray - bone(s)
X-ray - chest
X-ray - head
X-ray - skeleton


Treatment 

Bone marrow transplant
Bowel resection
Brain surgery
Breast lump removal
Cancer chemotherapy
Cancer treatment and nutrition
Cervix cryosurgery
Fibroid tumor treatment
Hysterectomy
Kidney removal
Liver transplant surgery
Lung surgery
Mastectomy
Radiation therapy
Small bowel resection
Spleen removal
Thyroid gland removal