Types of Cancer

Providing a higher quality of life for patients and families.

When a cancer patient’s health care team determines that the cancer can no longer be controlled, medical testing and cancer treatment often stop. With hospice, care continues with an emphasis on improving their quality of life and that of their loved ones.

Diseases & Treatments

Diseases & Treatments

Almost every cancer and its treatments are described. To find the cancer you are interested in, enter name of cancer in search box or click on first letter under “Find a Disease or Treatment”. You will find a general Overview of the specific cancer. Be sure to read...

National Cancer Institute

National Cancer Institute

Homepage of National Cancer Institute from which you can research specific cancers.  Under “Find a Cancer Type”, click first letter of cancer you are interested in.

Cancer Types

Cancer Types

Listing of specific cancer types that links you to excellent resources from American Cancer Society. In each section, you can choose to read the Overview or the Detailed Guide of the cancer you are interested in.

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