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Type of Cancer

Heamatological -- Main role of Rx in haematological cancers is CT. Solid tumors -- Main role of Rx in solid tumors is surgery/CT/RT.

Types of Cancer (According to sites) –

Head and Neck Cancer – includes cancer of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, nasopharynx, thyroid, parathyroid, eye, ear.
Breast Cancer – includes cancer of the breast.
GI Cancer – includes cancer of the small intestine, colon, rectum, mesentery.
Urological Cancer – includes cancer of the kidney, ureter, bladder, urethra, penis, testis.
Hepatobiliary Cancer – includes cancer of the gall bladder, CBD, pancreas, liver.
Sarcoma – inludes cancer of the bone, muscles.
Skin Cancer – includes cancer of the skin, subcutaneous appendages.
Thorax Cancer – includes cancer of the lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, thymus.
Gynaecological Cancer – includes cancer of the ovary, cervix, uterus, vagina.
Haematological Cancers – includes cancer arising from haemato-lymphopoetic cells like Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, AML, ALL, CML, CLL etc.

Types of Cancer (According to histology) –

Different types of cancer may be present at same site according to histology like –

Adenocarcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma
Melanoma
Lymphoma
Mesenchymal tumors
Neuroendocrine tumors
Metastasis
Etc.

Different treatment for different types of tumor at same site.