Cancer is a complicated set of diseases which human still cannot really figure out what is going on. There are more than 200 types of diseases cause by cancer. Most of these cancer diseases possess the different properties and treatments. There are three main types of cancer diseases.
3 Main Types of Cancer Diseases
Solid cancers are arisen from the epithelial cell that covering our inner and outer surfaces. Almost 90% of cancer diseases is Carcinomas.
Sarcomas are solid cancers that developed from the connective tissue cells that form body structures. For example, muscle cells and bone are the connective tissue cells that popular in cancer disease.
3) Leukemias and lymphomas
Leukemias and lymphomas are cancers that caused by white blood cells. The properties and treatment of Leukemias will be very dissimilar according to the growth of the individual.
Cancers are named according to the organ from which the cancer cells originated. Below are some of the common cancer diseases.
Common Cancer Diseases
- Retinoblastoma – cancer of eye
- Osteosarcoma – cancer in bone
- Melanoma – cancer in skin pigment cells
- Lung cancer
- Colon cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Breast cancer
Cancer cells spread away from the original tumor and entering the bloodstream or lymphatic system. The cells can invade other organs, forming new tumors that damage these organs. The spread of cancer is called metastasis. This means that some of the cancer cells we found on certain organ might not the origin place for them.
Thus, from knowing all of these kinds of cancer diseases, then we can go through each by each to explore more about the Cancer Research.