The types of cancers and their sub-types.

by Guest13598  |  11 years, 10 month(s) ago

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I am a student of grade 8 and do not have much information about diseases and their types. I have heard a lot about cancer but I do not know if it has any types. Someone kindly tell me in brief about the different types of cancers that have been discovered by medical science.

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  1. Harrydgr8

    Given below are some common types of cancers along with their individual types.

    Blood Cancer: Leukemia, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma and Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

    Bone Cancer: Ewing's Sarcoma and Osteosarcoma

    Brain Cancer:

    Adult Brain Tumor

    Chilhood Brain Tumor

    Breast Cancer:

    Ductal carcinoma in situ

    Lobular carcinoma in situ

    Inflammatory breast cancer

    Paget's disease of the nipple

    Invasive types of breast cancer

    Digestive/Gastrointestinal Cancers:

    Anal Cancer

    Bile Duct Cancer, Extrahepatic

    Carcinoid Tumor, Gastrointestinal

    Colon Cancer

    Esophageal Cancer

    Gallbladder Cancer

    Liver Cancer, Adult Primary

    Liver Cancer, Childhood

    Pancreatic Cancer

    Rectal Cancer

    Small Intestine Cancer

    Stomach (Gastric) Cancer

    Endocrine Cancers:

    Adrenocortical Carcinoma

    Carcinoid Tumor, Gastrointestinal

    Islet Cell Carcinoma (Endocrine Pancreas)

    Parathyroid Cancer


    Pituitary Tumor

    Thyroid Cancer

    Eye Cancer: Melanoma, Intraocula and Retinoblastoma

    Genitourinary Cancers:

    Bladder Cancer

    Kidney (Renal Cell) Cancer

    Penile Cancer

    Prostate Cancer

    Renal Pelvis and Ureter Cancer, Transitional Cell

    Testicular Cancer

    Urethral Cancer

    Wilms' Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors

    Gynecologic Cancers:

    Cervical Cancer

    Endometrial Cancer

    Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor

    Ovarian Cancer

    Uterine Sarcoma

    Vaginal Cancer

    Vulvar Cancer

    Head and Neck Cancer:

    Hypopharyngeal Cancer

    Laryngeal Cancer

    Lip and Oral Cancer

    Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer

    Nasopharyngeal Cancer

    Oropharyngeal Cancer

    Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer

    Parathyroid Cancer

    Salivary Gland Cancer

    Respiratory Cancers:

    Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell

    Lung Cancer, Small Cell

    Malignant Mesothelioma

    Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma

    Skin Cancers:

    Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma

    Kaposi's Sarcoma


    Merkel Cell Carcinoma

    Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer

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