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What are all the types of cancer?

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The most common types of cancer are: Breast, Prostate, Lung and Bronchus, Colon and Rectum, Urinary Bladder, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Melanomas of the Skin Kidney and Renal Pelvis, Pancreas, Oral Cavity and Pharynx (Head & Neck) and Ovary. Less common types are: Thyroid, Stomach, Brain, Multiple Myeloma, Esophagus Liver and Intrahepatic, Bile Duct, Cervix, Larynx Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Soft Tissue including Heart, Hodgkin Lymphoma, Testis GIST (Gastro-Intestinal Stromal Tumors), Small Intestine Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Anus, Anal Canal and Anorectum, Vulva, Gallbladder, Pleura, Malignant Mesothelioma, Bones and Joints, Hypopharynx Eye and Orbit, Nose, Nasal Cavity and Middle Ear, Nasopharynx, Ureter, Peritoneum, Omentum and Mesentery, Gastrointestinal and Carcinoid Tumors .” “There are over 200 different types of cancer. You can develop cancer in any body organ. There are over 60 different organs in the body where you can get a cancer.ancer can develop in just about any type of cell in the body. So there is almost always more than one type of cancer that can develop in any one organ. Often though, one type of cancer will be much more common in a particular organ.Treatment is worked out depending on the type of cancer. So it is important to know what type of cancer you have – both the part of the body where it started and the type of cell that has become cancerous – if you are looking for information about treating your type of cancer. (source:http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/help/default.asp?page=2545&order=3284) .

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