In-depth

Anal cancer

Though anal cancer is rare, incidence of anal cancer is increasing. Find out the symptoms and causes of cancer of the anal canal.

Bone cancer

Bone cancer is an uncommon type of cancer that begins in a bone. It can affect both adults and children.

Bone metastasis

Bone metastasis occurs when cancer spreads to the bones.

Carcinoid tumors

Carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing cancerous tumors that most often occur in the gastrointestinal tract or in the lungs.

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Epilepsy

Epilepsy disrupts the normal electrical activity inside your brain. Symptoms and causes can vary, but medication is usually very effective.

Esophageal cancer

Reduce your risk of esophageal cancer by eating more fruits and vegetables.

Hodgkin's lymphoma

Hurthle cell cancer

Hurthle cell cancer is a rare type of thyroid cancer. Surgical removal of the thyroid gland is usually required.

Lung cancer

Smoking increases your risk of lung cancer. Quit now and reduce your risk.

Merkel cell carcinoma

Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare, aggressive skin cancer. Chronic sun exposure or a weak immune system may increase your risk of developing it.

Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer closely linked to asbestos exposure. Find out the signs and symptoms of malignant mesothelioma and how to protect yourself.

Mouth cancer

Mouth cancer includes cancer that occurs in the mouth or on the lips.

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is rare in the United States but more common in some other parts of the world.

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is cancer originating in the lymphatic system. It's caused by abnormal white blood cells, and often the only sign is swollen lymph nodes.

Primary progressive aphasia

Primary progressive aphasia is a rare neurological syndrome that slowly and progressively impairs language capabilities.

Salivary gland cancer

Salivary gland cancer is a rare form of cancer that often begins with a painless lump in the mouth, throat or neck.

Small vessel disease

If you have symptoms of heart disease, but your doctor doesn't see any blocked major arteries, small vessel disease may be the cause.

Soft tissue sarcoma

Soft tissue sarcomas are uncommon cancers that originate in the soft tissues of your body.

Stomach cancer

Reduce your risk of stomach cancer by eating more fruits and vegetables.

Throat cancer

The most common throat cancers are linked to smoking and excessive alcohol use.

Vaginal cancer

Vaginal cancer is a rare cancer that typically occurs in older women.

Vulvar cancer

Cancer of the vulva, the outer part of the female genitalia, is rare. It occurs most often in older women.

May. 06, 2014