In-depth

Acromegaly

Acromegaly is an uncommon hormonal disorder caused by the overproduction of growth hormone. It typically causes signs such as enlarged hands and feet.

Acute lymphocytic leukemia

Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a type of leukemia that affects immature white blood cells. It's the most common cancer in children and adolescents.

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.

Bladder cancer

Breast cancer

Cancer

Cancer treatment

Cancer treatment information for patients, including research and clinical trials at Mayo Clinic.

Cancer treatment for men: Possible sexual side effects

Castleman disease

Cervical cancer

Colon cancer

Colon cancer and rectal cancer combined are the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Regular screening tests can help reduce your risk.

Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

Endometrial cancer

Endometrial cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. If detected early, this cancer is often successfully treated.

Esophageal cancer

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

Eye melanoma

Although melanoma is commonly a type of skin cancer, it can also occur in your eye. Eye exams can often detect this rare cancer.

Fertility preservation

Wonder how cancer treatment could affect your fertility? Understand what you can do to preserve your fertility before starting treatment.

Gallbladder cancer

Hodgkin's lymphoma

Hurthle cell cancer

Inflammatory breast cancer

Invasive lobular carcinoma

Kidney cancer

Leukemia

Liver cancer

The risk of liver cancer may be reduced by protecting yourself from serious liver diseases such as cirrhosis and hepatitis B and C.

Liver hemangioma

Liver hemangioma is the most common type of noncancerous (benign) liver mass. Learn how doctors treat liver hemangioma.

Lung cancer

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

Male breast cancer

Melanoma

Meningioma

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.

Multiple myeloma

Myelofibrosis

In myelofibrosis, healthy bone marrow is replaced with scar tissue, leading to severe anemia and fatigue.

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma

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

Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma most commonly affects children age 5 and younger. It's the most common form of cancer in babies.

Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this genetic disorder.

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is often fatal. Find out which new treatments offer hope.

Pet therapy

Peyronie's disease

Pheochromocytoma

Pituitary tumors

Pituitary tumors are abnormal growths in the pituitary gland in the brain. Most are noncancerous (benign). Some may cause overproduction of hormones and associated problems.

Prolactinoma

Prostate cancer

Recurrent breast cancer

Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma is a cancerous tumor of the eye that generally affects young children. If retinoblastoma is detected early, a cure is possible.

Salivary gland cancer

Scrotal masses

Skin cancer

Soft tissue sarcoma

Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin

Stomach cancer

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

Testicular cancer

Throat cancer

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

Thyroid cancer

For people diagnosed with the most common forms of thyroid cancer, the prognosis is usually excellent.

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.

Wilms' tumor

July 26, 2014