This section provides information on the following topics:
How cancer begins and what the main types are
Different types of health care professionals that may be a part of your health care team
How cancer spreads to a different part of the body and is treated
What survival statistics mean and how they are used by doctors
Genetic testing, collecting your family history, and what to expect when meeting a genetic counselor
Full-color illustrations of common sites where cancer occurs, organized by cancer type, including a version that can be downloaded and printed on an 8.5" x 11" page. The gallery includes both anatomical illustrations and illustrations of the cancers by stage.
This glossary defines cancer words you may hear throughout your treatment and in cancer research.
List of other websites with medical dictionaries