Saturday, November 11, 2017

What is cancer?

What is cancer?














What are the most common forms of cancer?


There are five main categories of cancer:
  • Carcinomas begin in the skin or tissues that line the internal organs.
  • Sarcomas develop in the bone, cartilage, fat, muscle or other connective tissues.
  • Leukemia begins in the blood and bone marrow.
  • Lymphomas start in the immune system.
  • Central nervous system cancers develop in the brain and spinal cord.
How is cancer treated?



The three main treatments are:
What can you do to manage the side effects of cancer treatment?
Supportive care services include: