Cancer Patients and Kinds of Cancer They Suffer From

Cancer Patients and Kinds of Cancer They Suffer From




An introduction on the disease

Cancer is a cluster of many associate diseases which originates inside a human cell and with time it grows and mutates and moves by the blood vessels taking a toll on the tissues and other organs of the body, damaging them and every other part that comes in their way of movement.

With over 100 varieties, it is a deadly disease for the cancer patients and can affect any part of the body and for any number of causes. Each known kind of cancer has its own influence on the body and mostly all have the same intensity of damage.

shared Types

Among all diagnosed cancer types around the world, it is seen that both men and women suffer from skin cancer, which is shared and predominant in most of the young people. Many patients get affected with skin cancer every year.

The other shared types of the disease listed on the basis of diagnosis report are:

• colon
• endometrial
• leukemia
• lung cancer
• melanoma
• pancreatic
• prostate
• bladder
• breast
• kidney (renal cell)
• non-Hodgkin lymphoma
• thyroid

A fleeting on the Types

The list of shared class of the disease is determined with its regular and frequent occurrence in patients and the estimated rate of annual incidences have to touch 35000 or already more.

If the highest incidence rate stands for skin cancer then the lowest on the occurrence list is of thyroid cancer. The probable number of new situations of thyroid cancer patients for the year 2009 is 37200.

Rectal and colon cancers are collectively referred to as colorectal cancers and are jointly responsible for 146970 new situations. The individual situations of colon cancer is 106,100 and rectal cancer with 40,870 respectively.

Renal pelvis cancers and renal parenchyma cancers are the main sub divisions of Kidney cancers. seemingly, 85 percent of the disease grow in the renal parenchyma and most of them fall in the category of renal cell cancers. The study brings about a probable 49,096 new situations of renal cell cancers.

Lastly leukemia, which is not very responsive to cancer treatment, has various forms including acute myeloid leukemia, chronic myelogenous, acute lymphoblastic, chronic lymphocytic leukemia and others. According to estimations, more than 44,790 new situations of this kind of diseases have been recorded in 2009.

Kinds categorized by body system

It is such a basic disease which can affect and damage your each and every body part, slowly destroying the tissues and organs in and around the way of the progressing cancerous cell.

Blood Cancer relates to

• Multiple Myeloma
• Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia
• Lymphoma
• Leukemia

Bone Cancer relates to

• Osteosarcoma
• Ewing’s Sarcoma

Brain Cancer relates to

• Brain Stem Glioma, which occurs in childhood
• Cerebral Astrocytoma/Malignant Glioma, which occurs in childhood
• Ependymoma, which occurs in childhood
• Supratentorial early Neuroectodermal Tumors and Pineoblastoma, which occurs in childhood
• Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma, which occurs in childhood
• Adult Brain Tumor
• Cerebellar Astrocytoma, which occurs in childhood
• Medulloblastoma, which occurs in childhood

Breast Cancer relates to

• lobular carcinoma in situ
• Paget’s disease of the nipple
• ductal carcinoma in situ
• inflammatory breast
• Invasive types

Gastrointestinal Cancers relates to

• Carcinoid Tumor, Gastrointestinal
• Esophageal
• Gallbladder
• Liver, Adult dominant
• Pancreatic
• Rectal
• Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
• Anal
• Colon
• Bile Duct, Extrahepatic
• Small Intestine

Endocrine Cancers relates to

• Carcinoid Tumor, Gastrointestinal
• Parathyroid
• Pheochromocytoma
• Thyroid
• Adrenocortical Carcinoma
• Islet Cell Carcinoma (Endocrine Pancreas)
• Pituitary Tumor

Eye Cancer relates to

• Retinoblastoma
• Melanoma, Intraocular

Genitourinary Cancers related to

• Kidney (Renal Cell)
• Prostate
• Renal Pelvis and Ureter Cancer, Transitional Cell
• Urethral
• Wilms’ Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors
• Bladder
• Penile
• Testicular

Gynecologic Cancers relates to

• Endometrial
• Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
• Uterine Sarcoma
• Vulvar
• Cervical
• Ovarian
• Vaginal

Head and Neck Cancer relates to

• Laryngeal
• Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer
• Nasopharyngeal
• Oropharyngeal
• Parathyroid
• Hypopharyngeal
• Lip and Oral
• Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity
• Salivary Gland

Respiratory Cancers relates to

• Lung Cancer, Small Cell
• Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma
• Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell
• Malignant Mesothelioma

Skin Cancers relates to

• Kaposi’s Sarcoma
• Melanoma
• Non-Melanoma Skin
• Merkel Cell Carcinoma
• Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma




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