A cancer diagnosis can leave you feeling overwhlemed, and with many questions. At the TriHealth Cancer Institute, we're here to walk you through your cancer journey, beginning with understanding your diagnosis.
Bladder cancer is a cancer that starts in the bladder, the body part that holds and releases urine, and is in the center of the lower abdomen.
Breast cancer is cancer that starts in the tissues of the breast, and is the second most frequent cause of death for women in the U.S.
Cervical cancer is cancer that starts in the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus that opens at the top of the vagina.
Colon cancer occurs in the large intestine. If the cancer is in the last 6 inches of the colon (the rectum), it is considered rectal cancer.
Endometrial cancer is cancer that starts in the endometrium, the lining of the uterus.
Lung cancer is cancer that starts in the lungs. When you breathe, air flows through tubes called bronchi. Most lung cancer begins in the cells that line these tubes.
Prostate cancer is cancer that starts in the prostate gland. The prostate is a small, walnut-sized structure that makes up part of a man's reproductive system.
Skin cancer, usually a result of too much sun exposure, is the most common form of cancer.