What are the different types of cancer?

March 07 23:02 2019 Print This Article

It includes the differentiation on the basis of different type of cells. They resemble the tumor. The origin of tumor is related to the tissue.

The carcinoma includes the tumors which originate from the epithelial cells. They are of the most common types and includes the lung, breast and colon mainly.

The sarcoma includes the tumors which originate from the connective tissue. They can also originate from the mesenchymal cells.

The lymphoma and leukemia includes the tumors which originate from the cells which form blood.

The germ cell tumor includes the tumors which originate from the cells which have the ability to divide. In adults it includes the testes in males and ovaries in case of females. They are present on the mid line of body mainly. They may include other body parts also.

The blastoma includes the tumors which originate from the tissue which is not mature. It is quite common in the children.

The malignant tumor includes the tumors which originate from the origin as a root. The cancer present in the liver is known as hepato carcinoma. The cancer present in the fat cell is known as lipo sarcoma.

The benign tumors include the tumors which originate from the origin as a root. They are not cancers. The benign tumor which is present in the smooth muscles of uterus is known as leio myoma. Some of them use the word melanoma or seminoma.

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