Lynch Syndrome

8 Aug
Symptoms of Lynch Syndrome

What is Lynch Syndrome? Lynch syndrome, formerly known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) syndrome, is an inherited condition that increases the risk of developing colon and rectal cancers. It is the most common hereditary cancer syndrome known to increase … Read More »


8 Aug

About Rhabdomyosarcoma is a rare type of cancer affecting the striated muscles. It mostly occurs in children.Rhabdomyosarcoma[(Greek):- rhabdo: rod- like, myo: muscles] is a rare type of cancer usually affecting the striated muscles (muscles that are attached to bones and … Read More »

Oral Cancer

8 Aug
Causes and Risk factors for Oral Cancer

What is Oral Cancer? Oral cancer is also called as mouth cancer or oral cavity cancer. Cancerous growth occurring within the structures of the oral cavity is known as ‘Oral Cancer’ The oral cavity includes the mouth and all the … Read More »

Ovarian Cancer / Cancer in the Ovaries

8 Aug
Risk Factors for Ovarian Cancer

What is Ovarian Cancer? Ovarian cancer starts when cells inside, near or on the outer layer of the ovaries grow abnormally out of control. Ovarian cancer is the 5th most common cancer in women and the most common cause of … Read More »

Cancer Immunotherapy

8 Aug
Alemtuzumab Used to Treat Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

What is Cancer Immunotherapy? Cancer immunotherapy is a new advancement in cancer treatment that uses certain components of a person’s immune system to fight against cancer cells. It is a kind of biological therapy because it uses substances derived from … Read More »

Penile Cancer / Cancer of the Penis

8 Aug

About Cancer of the penis often affects adult males. It may be treated with surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy.Penile cancer or cancer of the penis in adult males is a common problem in African, Asian and the South American countries. However, … Read More »

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

8 Aug

About Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the commonest of childhood cancers and it has, over the years, served as an ideal cancer research model.ALL is the commonest of childhood cancers and accounts for almost 25% of all cancers in children … Read More »

Bladder Cancer

8 Aug
Causes and Risk Factors of Bladder Cancer

What are the CausesWhat is Bladder Cancer? Bladder Cancer is a type of cancer that affects the urinary bladder. The most common type of bladder cancer, known as urothelial cell carcinoma or transitional cell carcinoma, affects the cells lining the … Read More »

Cancer of Larynx (Throat Cancer)

8 Aug

About Other Names: Laryngeal Cancer, Laryngeal Carcinoma. Laryngeal cancer is also called cancer of the larynx or throat cancer or laryngeal carcinoma. It usually affects men over the age of 55 years and first presents usually with symptom such as … Read More »

Peritoneal Cancer

8 Aug

About – Peritoneal Cancer Peritoneal cancers may be primary or secondary. Symptoms and signs of the cancer are vague and the diagnosis is usually late with poor treatment outcome. Peritoneal cancers may be primary when they originate from the peritoneum … Read More »