Cancer starts when cells in a part of the body start to grow out of control. There are many types of cancer, but they all start from out-of-control growth of abnormal cells. Each type of cancer is also unique with it’s own causes, symptoms, methods of treatment, and resources available.
Today’s statistics show that half of all men and one-third of all women in the US will develop cancer during their lifetimes and millions of people are living with or have had cancer. The more information a person has about their type of cancer and the sooner it is found and treated properly, the better the chances are for living many years.
In this section we have categorized information specific to several cancer types. You will find general information, diagnosis, treatment, side effects, resources, survivor stories and much more for your type of cancer.