Types of cancer

Oral Cancer

Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer, is where a tumourdevelops on the surface of the tongue, mouth, lips or gums. Tumours can also occur in the salivary glands, tonsils and…

Liver Cancer

Signs and symptoms Symptoms of liver cancer are often vague and don’t appear until the cancer is at an advanced stage. They can include: unexplained weight loss loss of appetite feeling very…

Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer. Over 41,000 people are diagnosed with the condition every year in the UK. There are usually no…

Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects the thyroid gland, a small gland at the base of the neck.  The most common symptom of cancer of the thyroid is…

Pancreatic Cancer

Around 8,000 people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer (also known as cancer of the pancreas) each year. It is the ninth most common cancer in the UK, more common in people…

Blood Cancer

Facts about blood cancers Anyone can get a blood cancer at any age. Around 30,000 people, from babies to grandparents, are diagnosed with blood cancer every year in the UK.…

Male Breast Cancer

What is breast cancer in men? A breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts from cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that may…

Skin Cancer

What is skin cancer? Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer among white populations, in the UK and worldwide. Most are easy to treat and pose only a…