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Cancer Information by Disease

Most of the information in this section is available in two formats: one written for patients, another written for healthcare professionals. The patient version uses common language, while the version for medical professionals may contains specific medical language and treatment details.


A
Adrenocortical Carcinoma [Article and Background]

Anal Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


B
Bladder Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors, Childhood
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Brain Stem Glioma, Childhood
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Brain Tumors, Adult
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Breast Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Breast Cancer, Male
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Breast Cancer and Pregnancy
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


C
Cerebellar Astrocytoma, Childhood
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Cervical Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Colon and Rectal Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


D
No Entries


E
Endometrial Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Ependymoma, Childhood
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Esophageal Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Ewing Sarcoma Family of Tumors
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Extracranial Germ Cell Tumors, Childhood
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumors
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


F
No Entries


G
Gallbladder Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Gastric Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


H
Hypopharyngeal Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


I
Islet Cell Carcinoma (Endocrine Pancreas)
[ Health Professionals ]

Islet Cell Tumors (Endocrine Pancreas)
[ Patients ]=====

J
No Entries


K
No Entries


L
Laryngeal Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Leukemia, Adult Acute Lymphoblastic
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Leukemia, Adult Acute Myeloid
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Leukemia, Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Leukemia, Chronic Lymphocytic
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Leukemia, Chronic Myelogenous
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Levels of Evidence for Adult Cancer Treatment Studies
[ Health Professionals ]

Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Liver Cancer, Adult Primary
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Liver Cancer, Childhood
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Lung Cancer, Small Cell
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Lymphoma, Adult Hodgkin’s
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Lymphoma, Adult Non-Hodgkin’s
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Lymphoma, AIDS-Related
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Lymphoma, Childhood Hodgkin
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Lymphoma, Childhood Non-Hodgkin
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Lymphoma, Primary CNS
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


M
Melanoma
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Melanoma, Intraocular (Eye)
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Medulloblastoma, Childhood
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Merkel Cell Carcinoma
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Mesothelioma
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Multiple Myeloma and Other Plasma Cell Neoplasms
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Mycosis Fungoides and the S├ęzary Syndrome
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Myelodysplastic and Myeloproliferative Diseases
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Myelodysplastic Syndromes
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Myeloid Leukemia/Other Myeloid Malignancies, Childhood Acute
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


N
Nasopharyngeal Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Neuroblastoma
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


O
Oropharyngeal Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Osteosarcoma/Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumors
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


P
Pancreatic Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Parathyroid Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Penile Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Pituitary Tumors
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Prostate Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


Q
No Entries


R

Rectal and Colon Cancer 
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Renal Cell Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Retinoblastoma
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Rhabdomyosarcoma, Childhood
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


S
Salivary Gland Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Sarcoma, Adult Soft Tissue
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Sarcoma, Childhood Soft Tissue
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Sarcoma, Kaposi
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Skin Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Small Intestine Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Squamous Neck Cancer with Occult Primary
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors and Pineoblastoma, Childhood
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


T
Testicular Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Thyroid Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Transitional Cell Cancer of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


U
Unknown Primary, Carcinoma
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Unusual Cancers of Childhood
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Urethral Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Uterine Sarcoma
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


V
Vaginal Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]

Vulvar Cancer
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


W
Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors
[ Patients ] [ Health Professionals ]


X
No Entries


Y
No Entries


Z
No Entries


Important
Information marked for ‘Health Professionals is intended mainly for use by doctors and other health care professionals. If you are a patient and have questions about a particular disease or topic, please visit the information marked ‘patient’ and ask your doctor for additional information how this information may apply to you


Information of this page has been reproduced with permission from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).This page was last updated: May 23, 2014