About the Author
My name is Angela Thomas and I am a 15 year old junior attending the J.R. Masterman School. I was born in the University of Pennsylvania Hospital on December 4, 1980. For the past 16 years I have resided in the Mt. Airy section of...
Categorizaton of Tumors
Tumors are often placed under one of two categories; malignant or benign. Malignant tumors are cancerous and benign tumors are non-cancerous. ELSI breast tumor (http://www.lbl.gov/Education/ELSI/cancer-tumor.html) ...
Symptoms, Carcinogens, and Oncogenic Viruses
What are some symptoms of cancer? Depending upon the type of cancer a patient has, they could exhibit various symptoms. The American Cancer Society has developed a general list of seven symptoms that could be warning signs of cancer : ...
Treatments and Side Effects
What are some treatments of cancer? Hormone Therapy Hormone therapy is the use or manipulation of hormones natural or synthetic to treat disease. For example in prostate cancer some frequently used hormones are Eulexin and Flutamide. Hormone ...
What is Cancer?
Cancer is a general term for more than 100 diseases characterized by the uncontrolled , abnormal growth of cells in different parts of the body. Certain types of cancer can often spread to from one location to another. Cancer cells grow...
Endocrine System Cancers
Head and Neck Cancers
Urinary Tract Cancers
Bone Marrow Transplants
General Treatment Concerns
Newly Diagnosed Patients
Causes and Prevention
Legal and Financial Information for Patients
Cancer Resource List
Resources for Young Adults