A disease in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and destroy body tissue.
Most common types
- Breast cancer
A cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts.
- Prostate cancer
A cancer in a man's prostate, a small walnut-shaped gland that produces seminal fluid.
- Basal cell cancer
A type of skin cancer that begins in the basal cells.
The most serious type of skin cancer.
- Colon cancer
A cancer of the colon or rectum, located at the digestive tract's lower end.
- Lung cancer
A cancer that begins in the lungs and most often occurs in people who smoke.
A cancer of blood-forming tissues, hindering the body's ability to fight infection.
A cancer of the lymphatic system.