In-depth

Cancer

Learn about cancer, what it looks like and what causes it.

Carcinoid syndrome

Carcinoid tumors sometimes secrete chemicals that cause the signs and symptoms of carcinoid syndrome. Carcinoid tumors are rare. Carcinoid syndrome is even rarer.

Chronic myelogenous leukemia

Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a rare type of blood cancer. New treatments may be improving the prognosis for many people with CML.

Hairy cell leukemia

Hairy cell leukemia is a rare blood cancer that has no cure. However, treatments can keep hairy cell leukemia at bay for years.

Kidney cancer

When kidney cancer is diagnosed and treated early, the chances for recovery are better.

Leukemia

Leukemia is a cancer in which abnormal white blood cells proliferate. Although it's often perceived as a children's disease, leukemia also occurs in adults.

Melanoma

The risk of melanoma among young adults, especially women, is on the rise. Find out how to reduce your risk of this dangerous skin cancer.

Skin cancer

The risk of melanoma, one form of skin cancer, is on the rise among young adults. Most skin cancers are preventable. Find out how to reduce your risk.

Oct. 12, 2011