Category Archives: Learn About Cancer

Endometrial Cancer Treatment

Key Points Endometrial cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the endometrium. Obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes mellitus may increase the risk of endometrial cancer. Taking tamoxifen for breast cancer or taking

Endometrial Cancer Staging

Staging is the process of looking at all of the information the doctors have learned about your tumor to tell how much the cancer may have spread. The stage and final grade of an endometrial cancer are the most important

Endometrial Cancer Symptoms and causes

Symptoms Signs and symptoms of endometrial cancer may include: Vaginal bleeding after menopause Bleeding between periods An abnormal, watery or blood-tinged discharge from your vagina Pelvic pain When to see a doctor Make an appointment with your doctor if you

Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests

Screening is the process of looking for cancer in people who have no symptoms. Several tests can be used to screen for colorectal cancers. These tests can be divided into: Tests that can find both colorectal polyps and cancer: These

Colorectal Cancer: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Colorectal cancer, also known as bowel cancer, colon cancer or rectal cancer, is any cancer (a growth, lump, tumor) of the colon and the rectum. The World Health Organization and CDC say it is the second most common cancer worldwide,

Colorectal Cancer Signs and Symptoms

Colorectal cancer might not cause symptoms right away, but if it does, it may cause one or more of these symptoms: A change in bowel habits, such as diarrhea, constipation, or narrowing of the stool, that lasts for more than

What are the risk factors for bone cancer?

A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Different cancers have different risk factors. For example, exposing skin to strong sunlight is a risk factor for skin cancer. Smoking is a risk

How is bone cancer staged?

Staging is a process that tells the doctor how widespread a cancer may be. It will show whether the cancer has spread and how far. The treatment and prognosis (outlook) for bone cancers depend, to a large extent, on the

How is bone cancer diagnosed?

A patient’s symptoms, physical exam, and results of imaging tests, and blood tests may suggest that bone cancer is present. But in most cases, doctors must confirm this suspicion by examining a tissue or cell sample under a microscope (a

What is bone cancer?

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Bone cancer starts in the bone. Cancer starts when cells in the body begin to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancer, and can spread to other areas of the body. Normal