• Adult Cancer Types

    Find detailed, up-to-date information for many common and rare types of adult-onset cancer, and learn about how we support and care for our adult cancer patients before, during and after treatment.

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  • Melanoma
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    Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that begins in melanocytes (the cells that make the pigment melanin). Melanoma usually begins in a mole. Learn about melanoma and find information on how we support and care for people with melanoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Meningioma
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    Meningioma is a type of slow-growing tumor that forms in the thin layers of tissue that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord. Learn about brain tumors and find information on how we support and care for people with meningioma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Merkel cell carcinoma forms on or just beneath the skin, usually in parts of the body that have been exposed to the sun. It is most common in older people and in people with weakened immune systems. Learn about merkel cell carcinoma and find information on how we support and care for people with merkel cell carcinoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Mesothelioma
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    Mesothelioma can refer to either a benign or malignant tumor affecting the lining of the chest or abdomen. Exposure to asbestos particles in the air increases the risk of developing malignant mesothelioma. Learn about mesothelioma and find information on how we support and care for people with mesothelioma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Molar Pregnancy
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Molar pregnancy refers to a slow-growing tumor that develops from trophoblastic cells (cells that help an embryo attach to the uterus and help form the placenta) after fertilization of an egg by a sperm. Learn about molar pregnancy and find information on how we support and care for women with molar pregnancy before, during, and after treatment.

  • Monoclonal Gamopathy of Undetermined Significance (M-GUS)
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) is a benign condition in which there is a high level of a protein called M protein in the blood. Patients with MGUS are at an increased risk of developing cancer. Learn about MGUS and find information on how we support and care for people with MGUS before, during, and after treatment.

  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that begins in plasma cells, white blood cells that produce antibodies. It is also called Kahler's disease, myelomatosis or plasma cell myeloma. Learn about multiple myeloma and find information on how we support and care for people with multiple myeloma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Myelodysplastic syndromes are a group of diseases in which the bone marrow does not make enough healthy blood cells. It is also called preleukemia or smoldering leukemia. Learn about myelodysplastic syndromes and find information on how we support and care for people with myelodysplastic syndromes before, during, and after treatment.

  • Myeloproliferative Disorder
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Myeloproliferative disorder refers to a group of slow-growing blood cancers in which large numbers of abnormal red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets grow in the bone marrow and blood. Learn about myeloproliferative disorders and find information on how we support and care for people with myeloproliferative disorders before, during, and after treatment.

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