Diseases & Conditions
A cancer diagnosis can lead to a lot of questions. This section will answer some of these questions. This information will help in understanding the disease and its treatment options and in taking a more active role in the fight against the disease.
A chronic disease that is caused by the overproduction of growth hormone
Cancer that forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts and lobules
Rare cancers in which malignant cells arise from certain hormone-producing cells of the body
A slow-growing cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many white blood cells
A cancer that has developed in the large intestine, either in the colon or the rectum
A relatively uncommon type of cancer that occurs in the wall of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract
A rare blood disease in which the body produces too many of a particular type of blood cell called eosinophils
A potential concern for patients who have had many transfusions
The growth of cancerous tumors in the lungs
A type of skin cancer that begins in specialized skin cells called melanocytes
Cancer that begins in the plasma cells
A tumor that forms from cells that release hormones in response to a signal from the nervous system
A cancer that begins in the ovaries, which produces eggs and female hormones
Prostate cancer develops in the prostate gland, a part of the male reproductive system
Renal cell carcinoma begins in the renal cortex, the part of the body that filters blood and produces urine
VIPomas are rare cancers in which tumor cells arise from certain hormone-producing cells called islet cells
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