Fact Sheets

  • Brain Tumor and Brain Cancer -- Child

    A brain tumor is the presence of cancerous cells in the brain. There are 2 types of brain tumors.

  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer

    Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is an aggressive form of breast cancer . It is different because it grows in more of a sheet-like shape and brings changes to the skin in response to inflammation. Inflammation occurs when the body is fighting infection, injury, or irritation. The changes in the skin appear similar to other conditions like mastitis . Early diagnosis and treatment are important with IBC. The sooner it is found, the more favorable the outcome. IBC is rare in women and extremely rare in men. Breast Changes Associated With IBCSkin changes that resemble the skin of an orange and/or inversion of the nipple may be signs of IBC.Copyright © Nucleus Medical Media, Inc.

  • Stomach Cancer

    Stomach cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the stomach. There are 5 layers of tissue in the stomach. Types of cancer include: Stomach CancerCopyright © Nucleus Medical Media, Inc.

  • Brain Tumor and Brain Cancer -- Adult

    A brain tumor is the presence of cancer cells in the brain. There are 2 main types of brain tumors:

  • Colon Cancer

    Colon cancer is the growth of cancer in the large intestine. The large intestine, or colon, absorbs water and nutrients from foods. After, the colon passes the solid waste to the rectum for storage, before it is eliminated from the body.

  • Kidney Cancer

    Kidney cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the kidneys. The kidneys are 2 bean-shaped organs. They are located just above the waist, on each side of the spine. Their main function is to filter the blood and produce urine. There are 2 main types of kidney cancer: Wilms tumor, which occurs mainly in children, and renal cell carcinoma in adults. The cells that line the ureter may also give rise to transitional cell cancer, and the connective tissues of the kidney may produce sarcomas, which are rare. Cancer Cell GrowthCopyright © Nucleus Medical Media, Inc.

  • Throat Cancer

    Throat cancer is the presence of cancer cells or tumor(s) in the throat. The throat is made of a number of structures and the term throat cancer represents all of these cancers including cancer of the:

  • Rectal Cancer

    Rectal cancer is cancer in the rectum, the last part of the large intestine. The rectum allows waste to pass through the anal canal and out of the body.

  • Cancer Fatigue

    Cancer fatigue is a feeling of extreme weakness and exhaustion during cancer treatment. At times, it may be a struggle to complete daily tasks. Fatigue can persist for weeks or even years.

  • Anal Cancer

    Anal cancer is cancer of the anus. This is the canal at the end of the large intestine, below the rectum. The anal sphincter is a muscular ring that controls and allows for bowel movements.