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Uterine Cancer

The uterus is a hollow organ, commonly known as the womb. It is located in the pelvis and supports the foetal development. Uterine cancer is the abnormal growth of cells that comprise the uterine tissue. The build-up of cancer cells can form a mass (malignant tumour). Causes of Uterine Cancer Obesity Reproductive history Tamoxifen (hormone … Read more

Pancreatic Cancer

The pancreas is a 6-inch long organ located in the abdomen, near the gallbladder. It aids in digestion by secreting enzymes and regulates blood sugar levels. Pancreatic cancer occurs when there is an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in a part of the pancreas. Tumors start to develop and interfere with the way the pancreas … Read more

Esophageal Cancer

The esophagus is a hollow muscular tube that is responsible for moving food from the throat to the stomach. Esophageal cancer occurs when malignant tumor forms in the lining of the esophagus. As this tumor grows it can affect deeper tissues and muscles of the esophagus. Tumors can appear anywhere along the length of the … Read more

Kidney Cancer

Kidneys are two bean-shaped organs about the size of a fist in the lower abdomen. Its main function is to clean the blood, remove waste products and make urine. Kidney cancer develops when kidney cells grow out of control and become cancerous. Mostly, cancer starts to appear in the lining of tubes in the kidney. … Read more

Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer occurs in the cells of the cervix which is the lower part of the uterus and connects to the vagina. It occurs when the cells in the woman’s cervix change. It can affect the deeper tissues of the cervix and spread to other parts of the body as well. All women are at … Read more

Thyroid Cancer

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck, right above Adam’s apple. It is responsible for regulating the heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and body weight. Thyroid cancer occurs in the cells of the thyroid gland. Thyroid cancer is usually treatable even at advanced stages because there are effective … Read more

Throat Cancer

The throat is a muscular tube that begins behind the nose and ends in the neck. Throat cancer refers to cancer that develops in the voice box (larynx) or the throat (pharynx). It usually develops in the flat cells that line the inside of the throat. Causes of Throat Cancer Smoking Poor dental hygiene Genetic … Read more

Testicular Cancer

Testicles or testes are male reproductive organs that are held within a sac of skin called the scrotum. Testicles have two main functions which are to make male hormone testosterone and to make sperms. Cancer that starts in testicles is called testicular cancer. Causes of Testicular Cancer Genetic syndromes like Klinefelter’s syndrome Cryptorchidism or undescended … Read more

Stomach Cancer

Stomach cancer, also known as Gastric cancer develops when abnormal cells divide, multiply rapidly and form a mass of tumor in the stomach lining. This cancer doesn’t cause early symptoms and takes years to develop, which is why it can go undetected before it starts to spread. Causes of Stomach Cancer The exact cause of … Read more

Liver Cancer

Metastatic cancer i.e. cancer that begins in another area of the body and spreads to the liver is relatively more common than cancer that begins in the liver itself. However, we can categorize liver cancer into three categories: Benign Liver Tumors – These tumors do not grow into the nearby tissues and do not spread … Read more