Types of cancer
Breast cancer is detected when cells grow abnormally in the breast.
Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancer cells, and with prostate cancer, the cells of the prostate gland start growing uncontrollably.
Colorectal cancer, or colon cancer, occurs in the large intestine (colon) or the rectum (end of the colon).
Lymphoma is a cancer that starts in cells originating from the body's immune system.
Lung cancer happens when a malignant tumour forms in the tissue of one or both lungs.
Nasopharyngeal cancer is a type of head and neck cancer where malignant cancer cells form in the tissues of the nasopharynx. The nasopharynx is the upper part of the pharynx (throat) behind the nose.
Cervical cancer is a cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix. It is due to the abnormal growth of cells that have the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the body.
Liver cancer is the growth and spread of unhealthy cells in the liver.
Ovarian cancer refers to any cancerous growth that begins in the ovary. This is the part of the female body that produces eggs.
A neuroendocrine tumor (NET) is an uncommon cancer type that forms in neuroendocrine cells