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Acoustic Neuroma
An acoustic neuroma is a benign, noncancerous, usually slow-growing tumour of the 8th cranial nerve (auditory nerve), located in the ear canal. The tumour is most commonly located where the nerve leaves the skull cavity and enters the bony structure of the inner ear. Symptoms vary with the size and location of the tumour.
Adrenocortical Carcinoma
It is a cancer that is mainly originating in the cortex region of adrenal gland, which produces steroids. There are two regions in the adrenal gland namely adrenal cortex and adrenal medulla. Adrenal cortex has three layers: Glomerulosa, reticulata, fasciculata. Glomerulosa secretes Mineralocrticoids; Reticulata secretes glucocortcoids while fasiculata sceretes the Andrgens. Now, the tumour of adrenal cortex of a gland ...
Cervical Cancer
Cervix is a part of uterus at its lower end. It is conical in shape and some of its part protrudes in the vagina. There can be a malignant condition i.e abnormal growth of cells mostly in the epithelium of cervix that can be disseminating to other parts. That's why it is called cervical cancer. A pre cancerous condition called ...
Endometrial Cancer
Endometrial Cancer is a cancer that develops in the womb, a hollow organ that is located in the lower abdomen. The wall of the womb is comprised of an inner lining (known as Endometrium) as well as of outer layer (known as myometrium). Endometrial Cancer occurs in the inner lining of the uterus. It has been seen that in the ...
A progressive, malignant disease characterized by large numbers of immature white blood cells that resemble lymphoblasts.These cells can be found in the blood, the bone marrow, the lymph nodes, the spleen, and other organs.
Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is a disease of cancerous condition in lungs. Carcinomas of lung mainly derives from epithelial cells. Lung cancer can metastasize to liver, brain, kidney, etc and hence they are called carcinoma. Lung cancer is caused by mutation in normal working genes:- Epidermal growth factor  receptor (EGFR), which regulates cell proliferation, apoptosis, angiogenesis and also in other genes like ...
malignant skin tumor that involves the skin cells that produce pigment (melanin) .
Oral Cancer
Oral cancer is a abnormal proliferation of cell in the oral tissues. This oral tissue include following structures like floor of the mouth, roof of the mouth( palate), gums or gingiva,lips,tongue,teeth. The cancer in the lining of oral cavity is known as squamous cell carcinoma.Oral caner can also be secondary in nature if the leison is distant from the site.It ...
Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian cancer is the cancerous growth in ovaries. It is 5th leading cause of death in women due to cancer. It arises from outer lining of the ovary i.e by epithelium. The risk of cancer increases with age and decreases with pregnancy. It is usually common above the age of 50 yrs. It is mostly associated with the mutation in ...
Renal Cell Carcinoma/Kidney Cancer
It is a cancer that originates in the cells of proximal convoluted tubules which is lined by ciliated columnar epithelium. These tubules are helpful in the removal of waste products and reabsorbing the useful content from the filtrate. Its survival rate is low and it is the most common cancer among kidney cancers. The affected kidney has a distorted morphology. ...
Gastric Cancer
The stomach works as a tank for food eaten during meals and the procedure of digestion happens here. Its inner walls consist of glands that secrete acid and digestive enzymes. The usual type of cancer that affects the stomach is adenocarcinomas; it occurs in the glands of the innermost layer of the stomach. Adenocarcinomas tumor has tendency to spread through ...
Cancer Of The Vulva
Vulvar cancer is a rare type of cancer. It forms in a woman's external genitals, called the vulva. The cancer usually develops slowly over several years. First, precancerous cells grow on vulvar skin. This is called vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN), or dysplasia. Not all VIN cases turn into cancer, but it is best to treat it early. Melanoma is the ...
Wilms Tumor
Wilms tumor is a kind of kidney cancer that normally affects children of the age group 3-8 years old. It is considered as the most common kind of kidney cancer among children. The tumor affects both the kidneys, but normally develops in one only. It is believed that the tumor occurs when a baby is in the womb only. The ...
Anaplastic Carcinoma Of The Thyroid
Anaplastic carcinoma of thyroid is a kind of cancer of the thyroid gland. The cancer grows at the fast pace and normally affects people after the age of 60 years. Females are more prone towards the disease as compared to males. It is a very aggressive and uncommon condition that hardly constitutes 1% of total cases of thyroid cancer. Anaplastic ...
Basal Cell Cancer
Basal cell cancer is a kind of skin cancer that occurs when skin gets damaged due to excessive sun exposure. The cancer commonly occurs on the face as it is one of the most exposed body parts. The cancer grows at a slow pace and invades neighbouring tissues of the eye, etc. It is necessary to treat the condition otherwise ...
Bladder Cancer
It is a cancer caused by mutation in the cells of epithelial lining of the bladder mainly. It is known as transitional cell carcinoma or urothelial cell carcinoma. Urinary bladder is an organ which stores urine temporarily and then the urine passes through the urethra. It has transitional epithelium in its wall which helps in changing the size and shape ...
Bone Tumors
Bone tumor is a condition that is characterized by abnormal growth of the cells within the bone. Bone tumours can be malignant or noncancerous. Bone tumor spreads in the body at a fast pace because it is referred as a growing tumor. And undeniable fact is that growing tumor replaces healthy tissue with the abnormal tissue at a very fast ...
Breast Cancer
The tumor occurs when cells developed in an abnormal ratio. When tumor becomes malignant in nature, it is termed as cancer. When abnormal growth of cells rake place in the breast, it leads to breast cancer. Breast cancer is counted among one of the most common kind of cancer that affect majority of women today. Statistically, it has been proved ...
Bronchial Adenoma
A Bronchial Adenoma is a tumor of large bronchi or trachea that results in obstruction of the airways. Although, bronchial adenoma is referred to benign tumor of the airways, it is commonly misapplied to other conditions related to malignant tumors. These tumors slowly and steadily grow in size and rarely spread to other parts of the body. Some of the ...
Cancer is a collective term used for defining class of disease that affects cells of the body. Cells are termed as building blocks of the body. Normally, what happens, after certain point of time old cells of the body die and get replaced with new cells. Sometimes, this process gets disturbed and the situation becomes like this the new cells ...

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