Cancer

Types of Uterine Cancer, Causes and Risks for Cancer of Uterus

Cancer of the uterus is one of the most common cancers of the female reproductive system. Endometrial carcinoma, which is cancer of the inner lining of the uterus (endometrium), is the more frequently seen uterine cancer although there are other types like uterine sarcoma and carcinosarcoma which occasionally arises. >> Read More ...

What is Uterine Cancer? Cancer of the Uterus

What is Uterine Cancer? Uterine cancer is one of the most common cancers of the female reproductive organs. Women who just pass menopause, most often between the ages of 50 and 70 years, are more likely to suffer from uterine or endometrial cancer. Abnormal vaginal bleeding is the most common symptom of this condition. >> Read More ...

Bladder Cancer Information (Malignant Cancerous Tumor)

What is bladder cancer? Bladder cancers are malignant tumors arising from the urinary bladder, the hollow reservoir that holds urine exiting the kidney. The most common form of bladder cancer are those that arise from the urothelial lining of the bladder and are known urothelial tumors or transitional cell carcinomas. This >> Read More ...

Treating Advanced, Metastatic, Hormone-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Advanced or Metastatic Prostate Cancer In advanced prostate cancer limited to local spread, androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) in combination with radiation therapy are the standard measures. ADT offers a 10-year survival in 80% of men with microscopic lymph node spread. This therapy is also used for low, intermediate and >> Read More ...

Stomach Cancer Treatment Complications and Prognosis (Outlook)

Complications of Stomach Cancer Treatments The treatment of stomach cancer is associated with several immediate and long term complications. Surgical resection (refer to stomach cancer surgery) is associated with bleeding, leakage from the anastomosis (joining of gut following gastrectomy), and damage to surrounding >> Read More ...

Stomach Cancer Surgery and Chemotherapy

What is Stomach Cancer? Types of Stomach Cancer Stomach Cancer Symptoms Stomach Cancer Diagnosis, Screening and Staging Stomach Cancer Prognosis Stage I Gastric Cancer (Early Stomach Cancer) Surgical removal (resection) of the tumor is the only chance for a possible cure for stomach cancer. It is the best option in early >> Read More ...

Gastric (Stomach) Cancer Diagnosis, Screening and Staging

How is stomach cancer detected? Physical examination Stomach cancer (gastric cancer) is asymptomatic (no symptoms /silent) in the early stages and physical signs may be absent. As the cancer advances, a patient reports unintentional weight loss and cachexia. Depending on the size of the tumor, a mass may be palpated in the >> Read More ...

Types of Stomach Cancer, Symptoms of Spread

An adenocarcinoma is the most common type of stomach cancer accounting for over 90% of all malignant stomach tumors. Other rare malignant cancers include leiomyosarcoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and carcinoid tumors. Lymphomas are also seen in stomach. The gastric cancers can be broadly grouped based on the appearance of >> Read More ...

What is Stomach Cancer? Gastric Cancer Risks and Causes

Stomach cancer or gastric cancer is a malignant tumor that develops in the stomach. Although there may be benign growths like certain types of stomach polyps, most of the tumors that develop in the stomach are malignant tumors. Generally the term gastric cancer refers to an adenocarcinoma of stomach as it is the most >> Read More ...

Cancer Staging and Grading | Stages, Grades of Malignant Tumors

What is staging and grading of cancer? Staging of a cancer is the method of establishing the extent or severity of the cancer and its spread in the body. Staging considers factors like the primary tumor location, tumor size, lymph node involvement and presence of metastasis. Staging is done by an oncologist in conjunction >> Read More ...
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