Cancer Types

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Cancer Types
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2011-09-18 22:55:08
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  1. Tumor cells that originate from epithelial tissues
    Carcinoma
  2. Tumor cells that originate from connective tissues, such as bone or muscle
    Sarcoma
  3. Tumor cells that originate from lymphoid tissues
    Lymphoma
  4. Tumor cells that originate from melanocytes
    Melanoma
  5. Tumor cells that originate from the epithelium
    Adenocarcinoma
  6. Tumor cells originating from a specific connective tissue type, namely bone
    Osteosarcoma
  7. The type of tumor cell and the affected organ system govern decisions regarding treatment and therapy
    Malignancy
  8. Diseases of the bone marrow, blood, lymph cells, and immune system.
    Hematologic
  9. Leukemia Lymphoma Multiple Myeloma
    3 major hematologic malignancies
  10. A cancer that is characterized by an increase in the number of immature white blood cells called blasts
    Leukemia
  11. A cancer that arises from the lymphoid tissues
    Lymphoma
  12. A cancer that arises from a part of the immune system called plasma cell
    Multiple Myeloma
  13. Solid tumor malignancies are cancers that originate in tissues other than those that are hematologic
    Solid tumor malignancies are cancers that originate in tissues other than those that are hematologic
  14. Malignant melanoma Prostate cancer Breast cancer Lung cancer Colorectal cancer
    Non-hematologic cancers
  15. A very deadly skin cancer that arises from melanocytes in the skin. May be caused by sun exposure
    Malignant melanoma
  16. Accounts for 25% of new cancer cases among men, 2nd highest killer of men
    Prostate cancer
  17. Develops in the ducts or lobes of the breast
    Breast cancer
  18. Most common cause of cancer related deaths and the second most frequently diagnosed cancer
    Lung cancer
  19. Malignancy of the colon, rectum and the anal canal
    Colorectal cancer

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