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Prostate Cancer

The prostate is a small walnut-shaped gland in the pelvis of men, located next to the bladder. It is responsible for secreting a fluid that nourishes and protects the sperms. Prostate cancer begins when the cells present in the prostate gland start to grow out of control. There are often no symptoms during the early … Read more

Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer is the abnormal growth of skin cells and generally develops in the areas that are exposed to the sun but sometimes it can also form in places that don’t get the exposure. There are two major categories of skin cancer: Keratinocyte Carcinoma – The first category of skin cancer is basal and squamous … Read more

Ovarian Cancer

Ovaries are two female reproductive glands that produce ova. They produce estrogen and progesterone. When the abnormal cells in the ovary begin to multiply and form a tumor, it’s ovarian cancer. Whereas, when this cancer begins to spread to other parts of the body, it’s called Metastatic Ovarian Cancer. There are three types of ovarian … Read more

Mouth Cancer

Mouth cancer refers to cancer that develops in any parts that make up the mouth or oral cavity, i.e. lips, gums, tongue, the roof of the mouth, the inner lining of the cheeks, or under the tongue. The majority of cancers begin in the flat squamous cells that cover the surfaces of the mouth, lips, … Read more

Gallbladder Cancer

The gallbladder is a hollow, pear-shaped organ on the right side of the abdomen, under the liver, and is part of the biliary system. It stores and concentrates the bile that comes from the liver. Gallbladder cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the gallbladder and is uncommon. If discovered in time, the chance … Read more

Lung Cancer

There are 2 main types of lung cancer and both of them are treated very differently. They are: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)Non-small cell lung cancer is further divided into subtypes, namely: Adenocarcinoma – It starts in cells that normally secrete substances like mucus. It is also the most common type of lung cancer seen … Read more

Colon Cancer

Colon, more commonly known as the large intestine is where the body draws out water and salt from solid wastes. The waste then goes through the rectum and is secreted out. Colon cancer is a malignant tumor that arises from the inner wall of the colon. It can happen at any age but affects older … Read more

Bladder Cancer

The bladder is the triangle-shaped, hollow organ that is located in the lower abdomen. It is responsible for holding the urine. Bladder cancer occurs in the tissues of the bladder. There are three types of bladder cancer: Transitional Cell Carcinoma – It is the most common type of bladder cancer and begins in the inner … Read more

Blood Cancer

Blood cancer affects blood cells and bone marrow which are spongy tissues inside the bones where blood cells are made. Blood cancer changes the way blood cells behave and how they work. There are three types of blood cells: White Blood Cells – They fight infections and are a part of the immune system Red … Read more

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer occurs when the cells in the breast tissue begin to divide and mutate rapidly. These abnormal cells can further develop a tumor and it can become cancerous when the cells spread to other parts of the breast or the body itself. Causes of Breast Cancer Genetic Makeup – Certain gene mutations increase the … Read more