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Occult Killer – Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)

In adults, renal cell carcinoma (RCC) accounts for approximately 90 to 95% of neoplasms arising from the kidney. Hence, it can be considered the most common type of kidney cancer. Renal cell carcinoma stems from the lining of the proximal convoluted tubule, which are very small tubes in the kidney ...

Breast Cancer FAQs

Breast Cancer is an overwhelming and scary topic as it is the second most common cancer overall. In less developed countries, it is a leading cause of cancer death and the second leading cause of cancer death in American women. Many women have tons of questions about breast cancer, but do not know ...

Don't Smoke Away Your Lungs

Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world, and the third most common cancer in the United States. It is defined as a malignant lung tumor characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in the tissues of the lung. The two primary types of lung cancer are small-lung cell carcinoma (SCLC) and non- ...

What is Colorectal Carcinoma?

Colorectal cancer or colorectal carcinoma is a cancer of the colon or the rectum. Colon cancer and rectal cancer are 2 distinct forms of cancer, but have many similarities. Before we delve into the details, a basic understanding of the digestive system is essential. The main function of the digesti ...

Skin Cancer: Easy to Contract, Yet Easy to Prevent

The old saying goes, “Prevention is better than cure.” Skin cancer is the most common cancer both nationally and internationally. [1-3] The National Cancer Institute has estimated that there are more than two million new cases of nonmelanoma skin cancer, and over 76,000 new cases of mel ...