Types of Cancer

Types of Cancer

  • Submitted By: Maxion
  • Date Submitted: 07/29/2013 4:22 AM
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Types of cancer

No matter what type of cancer you’re dealing with, we’re here.
Sanofi-aventis empowers patients through education. CancerInformation.com offers in-depth information on many of the most common types of cancer.

Breast cancer
Breast cancer survival rates have been increasing since 1990, thanks to earlier detection and improved treatment.

Get the facts about breast cancer
Colorectal cancer
Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum. It’s the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in U.S. men and women (excluding skin cancer).

Get the facts about colorectal cancer
Head and neck cancer (HNC)
This term includes cancers of the mouth, nose, sinuses, salivary glands, throat, and the lymph nodes in the neck. Tobacco use is linked to 85% of these cancers.

Get the facts about head and neck cancer
Prostate cancer
During the average lifespan 1 in every 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lives. But in the U.S. alone, there are over 2 million prostate cancer survivors.

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Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
CLL is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It is one of the 4 main types of leukemia, and progresses more slowly than other types of leukemia.

Get the facts about CLL
Gastric cancer
The most common type of gastric cancer starts in cells found in the lining of the stomach. Men over age 40 are more likely than others to develop this cancer.

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Lung cancer
Including small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), this cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the U.S. Tobacco use is the major risk factor.

Get the facts about lung cancer
Other types of cancer
Regardless of the type of cancer you or a loved one is battling, you’re not alone in your fight. Find out what resources and support are available.

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