What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Colorectal Cancer?

Almost all colorectal cancers begin as precancerous polyps (abnormal growths) in the colon or rectum. Such polyps can be present in the colon for years before invasive cancer develops. They may not cause any symptoms, especially early on. Colorectal cancer screening can find precancerous polyps [...]

Gallbladder Cancer article by Ioana Baiu, MD, MPH; Brendan Visser, MD

Gallbladder cancer is an uncommon disease that is associated with gallstones and chronic gallbladder inflammation. Gallbladder cancer is more common in women, older patients, and Native Americans. Although most people with gallbladder cancer have gallstones, only 1 in 200 people with gallstones develop gallbladder cancer. [...]

Biliary Cancer – Dana Farber Cancer Institute

What is biliary cancer? Biliary cancers are malignancies in the organs of the biliary system, which includes gallbladder and bile ducts. While gallbladder cancer and bile duct cancer are separate diseases, they are both part of the biliary drainage system and tend to be cancers [...]

What is Cervical Cancer?

Cancer starts when cells in the body begin to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancer, and can spread to other areas of the body. To learn more about how cancers start and spread, see What Is [...]

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