Category: Common Types of Cancer

Drastic increase in number of Skin Cancer patients post 1970: Reports

Malignant melanoma is less common but more fatal than other types of skin cancer. It is the cancer of the melanocyte cells that produce melanin which is responsible for the pigmentation of the skin. The U.K. Cancer Research has found out in a recent cancer related search analysis that malignant melanoma is no more uncommon. In fact, the chances of … continue reading

Reasons,Types,Symptoms: Stomach cancer

Stomach cancer is also known as gastric cancer. It is the mixture of an abnormal (malignant, cancerous) group of cells that form a tumor in any part of the stomach. In most cases, it refers to cancer that starts off in the mucus-producing cells on the lining of the inside of the stomach (adenocarcinoma). According to the World Health Organization, … continue reading

Thyroid cancer is largely seen in women

Not a very common type of cancer, thyroid is a cancer of the thyroid gland, which is located in the front of the neck. The thyroid gland produces hormones which regulate normal body, heart rate blood pressure, body temperature and weight. There are various types of thyroid cancer Papillary thyroid cancer– Found mostly between people aged between 30-50 years of … continue reading