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Cancer Institute

Cancer Types

Types of Cancer

Cancer is a complex chronic disease with varieties of treatment and management options. There are various tumors and types that behave differently and require different types of treatment.  Therefore, to learn the most up-to-date risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments for the diverse types of cancer, the WPAHS is linking all patient education to the most up to date on-line resources. 

Please select a cancer for more information:

(All booklets/brochures are used with permission from the “American Cancer Society” and can be found at http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp)

Adrenal Cortical Cancer Hodgkin Disease Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer

Advanced Cancer

Kidney Cancer Osteosarcoma
Anal Cancer Laryngeal and Hypolaryngeal Cancer Ovarian Cancer
Aplastic Anemia Leukemia - Acute Lymphocytic (ALL) Pancreatic Cancer

Bile Duct Cancer

Leukemia - Acute Myeloid (AML) Penile Cancer
Bladder Cancer Leukemia - Chronic Lymphocytic (CLL) Pituitary Tumors
Bone Cancer Leukemia - Chronic Myeloid (CML) Prostate Cancer
Brain/CNS Tumors Leukemia - Chronic Myelomonocytic (CMML) Rhabdomyosarcoma
Breast Cancer Liver Cancer Salivary Gland Cancer
Cancer of Unknown Primary Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell Sarcoma
Cervical Cancer Lung Cancer - Small Cell Skin Cancer - Basal and Squamous Cell
Colon/Rectal Cancer Lung Carcinoid Tumor

Skin Cancer - Melanoma

Endometrial Cancer Malignant Mesothelioma

Stomach Cancer

Esophageal Cancer Multiple Myeloma Testicular Cancer
Ewing Sarcoma Myelodysplastic Syndrome Thyroid Cancer
Eye Cancer Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Cancer Uterine Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer Nasopharyngeal Cancer Vaginal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Cancer Neuroblastoma Vulvar Cancer
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

 

If you do not locate a cancer, please link to one of these sites for more options:

National Cancer Institute

(All booklets/brochures are used with permission from the “National Cancer Institute” and can be found at http://www.cancer.gov)

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

(All booklets/brochures are used with permission from the “Leukemia and Lymphoma Society” and can be found at http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org/all_toplevel.adp?item_id=4187)

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