Types of cancer

What is gallbladder cancer?

Gallbladder cancer is a cancer that’s found anywhere in the gallbladder.The gallbladder is a small organ in the top part of your tummy that helps you digest your food.Gallbladder cancer…

Eye cancer

Around 750 cases of eye cancer (ocular cancer) are diagnosed in the UK each year. There are a number of different types of cancer that affect the eyes, including: eye…

Ewing sarcoma

Ewing sarcoma is a rare type of cancer that affects bones or the tissue around bones. It mainly affects children and young people, but is also seen in adults. It’s…

Womb (uterus) cancer

Cancer of the womb (uterine or endometrial cancer) is a common cancer that affects the female reproductive system. It’s more common in women who have been through the menopause. Symptoms…

Neuroendocrine tumours and carcinoid syndrome

Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are rare tumours of the neuroendocrine system, the system in the body that produces hormones. They can be cancerous or non-cancerous. The tumour usually grows in the bowels or appendix,…

Bone cancer

Primary bone cancer is a rare type of cancer that begins in the bones. Around 550 new cases are diagnosed each year in the UK. Signs and symptoms of bone…

Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer develops in a woman’s cervix (the entrance to the womb from the vagina). It mainly affects sexually active women aged between 30 and 45. Symptoms of cervical cancer…

What is bile duct cancer?

Bile duct cancer, also called cholangiocarcinoma, is a cancer that’s found anywhere in the bile ducts.The bile ducts are small tubes that connect different organs. They are part of the…