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Types of Cancer

There’s Power in Knowledge

Cancer impacts the lives of millions each year. As a complex and widespread disease, there are many different types and much to learn about the basics, causes and treatments. We are here to help educate you on your specific type of cancer in order to arm you with knowledge and hope during a phase of life met with much apprehension and uncertainty.

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer

Gastrointestinal cancer refers to malignant conditions of the gastrointestinal tract (GI tract) and accessory organs of digestion, including the esophagus, stomach, biliary system, pancreas, small intestine, large intestine, rectum and anus.

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Lung Cancer

Lung cancer starts in the cells that make up the lungs. The lungs are sponge-like organs in your chest and their job is to bring oxygen into the body and get rid of carbon dioxide. Lung cancers are typically treated with some combination of surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy.

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Breast Cancer

Breast cancer occurs when some breast cells begin to grow abnormally. These cells divide more rapidly than healthy cells do and continue to accumulate, forming a lump or mass. Cells may spread (metastasize) through your breast to your lymph nodes or other parts of your body.

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Head & Neck Cancer

Head and neck cancers are a broad category of cancers that occur in the head and neck region. Treatment depends on the type, location and size of your cancer and often involves surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

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Blood Disorders

Common blood disorders include anemia, bleeding disorders such as hemophilia, blood clots, and blood cancers such as leukemia (chronic and acute), lymphoma, and myeloma.

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