Mesothelioma

8 Aug
Causes of Mesothelioma

What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a type of rare cancer that develops in the mesothelium-a thin layer of tissue that surrounds many of the internal organs such as the lungs, heart and testis. A cancerous tumor of the mesothelium is … Read More »

Cancer Pain

8 Aug

What is Cancer Pain? Cancer patients often experience pain. This pain is suggestive of both damage to the body and the body’s response to the damage. The pain may be dull, achy or sharp; or it could be constant, intermittent, … Read More »

Head and Neck Cancers

8 Aug

What are Cancers of the Head and Neck? Head and neck cancers usually occur in the squamous cells lining the moist, mucosal surfaces inside the head and neck. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) accounts for more than 90% of all head … Read More »

Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

8 Aug

Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma – About Other Names: Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, NHL and ‘Lymphoma’. A lymphoma is a cancer that affects the lymph tissues found in the lymph nodes, spleen, thymus, adenoids and tonsils, stomach and the intestinal tract. Lymphomas are primarily categorized … Read More »

Neuroblastoma

8 Aug
Facts About Neuroblastoma

What is Neuroblastoma? Neuroblastoma is a very rare type of childhood cancer that develops in immature nerve cells [neuroblasts] of the sympathetic nervous system. The term “neuro” refers to nerves, while “blastoma” refers to a cancer that affects immature cells. … Read More »

Hairy Cell Leukemia

8 Aug

About Hairy cell leukemia (HCL) is a type of leukemia where there are increased numbers of abnormal B-lymphocytes, a type of white blood cellsWhat is Leukemia? Leukemia is a type of blood cancer where the patient has a high number … Read More »

Gallbladder Cancer

8 Aug

What is Gallbladder Cancer? Gallbladder cancer is a rare cancer in which malignant (cancerous) transformation of cells occur in the wall of the gallbladder. The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ under the liver that stores bile. Bile is a fluid … Read More »

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

8 Aug
Symptoms & Signs Of Inflammatory Breast Cancer

What is Inflammatory Breast Cancer? Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a type of breast cancer in which cancer cells enter and block the lymph vessels of the breast. This rare and aggressive type of breast cancer is called “inflammatory” because … Read More »