Types of cancer

There are over 200 known types of cancer, with each cancer classified according to the location in the body where the abnormal cell growth began. Cancerous cells can develop in the skin, tissue or blood, or form masses called tumours.

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Use the alphabet links to find and retrieve information about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatments of many types of cancer.