Oral cancer is the cancer that starts from the lining (mucosa) of the oral cavity. The oral cavity consists of the mucosa lining of the lips and cheeks, the teeth, gums, two-thirds of the tongue, the floor of the mouth, and the posterior of the teeth.
Immunotherapy is also called Biologic therapy. This therapy uses substances made by the body, i.e. made from living organisms, to improve, target or restore the immune system function.
Every year more than half a million women are diagnosed with cervical cancer. About 300,000 deaths occur in the world. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), is the main cause for this disease. Nearly 90% of women with cervical cancer are from low-income and middle-income countries.
Gallbladder Cancer is a rare malignancy cancer. About 1.5% of the world population suffers from gallbladder cancer. It is 5th most common cancer and involves the gastrointestinal tract and the most common malignant tumor of the biliary tract.
The brain is a part of the central nervous system. It is located in the skull. Its function is to receive, organise and distribute information for the body. It has a right half and a left half, which is called a hemisphere.
Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is also known as Colorectal Carcinoma. This is the cancer or malignant tumor, of the large intestine that can affect the colon or rectum. The colon is located five or six feet of the large intestine, and rectum is located five or seven feet above the anal canal.
Childhood Cancers are rare, but one cannot ignore it, as they are one of the causes of death in children. Symptoms are different from those related to adult cancers.
The Esophagus is a muscular tube connecting the throat (pharynx) with the stomach. The esophagus is about 8 inches long and is lined by moist pink tissue called Mucosa.
Cancer is still considered as a dreadful disease. Today there are a number of right treatments if diagnosed and treated at the right time. Treatments like Radiation Therapy, Chemotherapy, Targeted Therapy and Proton Therapy are some of them.
Radiation Therapy (RT) is one of the ways to treat cancer patients from the beginning. RT not only treats but also relieves cancer symptoms. RT can prevent cancer from coming back or stop or slow the growth of cancer cells.
The main features of all the cancers are where cancer has started in the body. The characteristics of the tumor and its classification of anatomic extent of the disease is known as ‘the stage.’
LYMPHOMA is a type of cancer of the LYMPHOID CELLS. There are some constitutional symptoms, deep-seated masses and full blood count abnormalities, like anemia.