Fact Sheets

  • Brain Tumor and Brain Cancer -- Child

    Brain tumors are abnormal growths in the brain. There are two main types:

  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer

    Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer. It grows in a sheet-like shape.

  • 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:

  • Brain Tumor and Brain Cancer -- Adult

    Brain tumors are abnormal growths in the brain. There are two main types:

  • Colon Cancer

    Colon cancer is cancer that starts in colon (or large intestine). The colon absorbs water and nutrients from foods. Then it passes solid waste to the rectum for storage. It stays there until it’s eliminated from the body.

  • Kidney Cancer

    Kidney cancer is cancer that starts in the kidneys. The kidneys are 2 bean-shaped organs. They are found just above the waist, on each side of the spine. The kidneys filter blood and make urine. The main types are: There are different types of renal cell carcinoma depending on where they start in the kidney.

  • 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 that starts in the rectum. The rectum is the part of the colon. It stores solid waste. It stays there until it’s eliminated from the body.

  • Cancer Fatigue

    Cancer fatigue is a feeling of extreme weakness and exhaustion. It occurs during cancer treatment. At times, it can make it hard to do basic tasks. The fatigue can last for weeks or even years.

  • Anal Cancer

    Anal cancer is cancer that starts in the anus. It’s a canal at the end of the colon. The sphincter is a muscular ring that allows for bowel movements.