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What are the different types of cancer?

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Asked by afsa kausar, 06 Feb '13 06:28 pm
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There are over 200 types of cancer; far too numerous to include in this write up at rediff. However, the NCI lists several general categories (see list in first section of this article). This list is expanded below to list more specific types of cancers found in each general category; it is not all inclusive and the cancers listed in quotes are the general names of some cancers:

Carcinoma: Cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs -- "skin, lung, colon, pancreatic, ovarian cancers," epithelial, squamous and basal cell carcinomas, melanomas, papillomas, and adenomas

Sarcoma: Cancer that begins in bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue -- "bone, soft tissue cancers," osteosarcoma, synovialsarcoma, liposarcoma, angiosarcoma, rhabdosarcoma, and fibrosarcoma

Leukemia: Cancer that starts in blood-forming tissue such as the bone marrow and causes large numbers of abnormal blood cells to be produced a ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 06 Feb '13 06:29 pm

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There are many peoples are facing issue of high cholesterol and skin diseases like Cancer and a lot of women's are facing same diseases and breast cancer as well, all types of diseases having separate symptoms and medicines too but there are some herbal medicines are available which we can use to reduce power of that kind of health diseases, Actually i am having a friend who is herbal doctor and using Red Clover Tea for all kind of skin diseases even in cancer and his patient feeling better by this may be this product will help needed persons from here.
Answered by soni energize, 25 Sep '13 03:30 am

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