• 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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  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
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    Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer that arises from the basal cells, which are small round cells found in the lower part of the epidermis, the outer layer of the skin. Learn about basal cell carcinoma and find information on how we support and care for people with basal cell carcinoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Bladder Cancer
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    Bladder cancer forms in tissues of the organ that stores urine. Most bladder cancers are transitional cell carcinomas, which begin in cells that normally make up the inner lining of the bladder. Learn about bladder cancer and find information on how we support and care for people with bladder cancer before, during, and after treatment.

  • Bone Cancer
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    Primary bone cancer is cancer that forms in cells of the bone. Some types of primary bone cancer are osteosarcoma, Ewing sarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, and chondrosarcoma. Learn about bone cancer and find information on how we support and care for people with bone cancer before, during, and after treatment.

  • Brain Metastasis
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    Brain metastasis is when cancer has spread from the original (primary) tumor to the brain. Learn about brain metastasis and find information on how we support and care for people with brain metastasis before, during, and after treatment.

  • Brain Tumor
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    A brain tumor refers to the growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain. Brain tumors can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Learn about brain tumors and find information on how we support and care for adults with brain tumors before, during, and after treatment.

  • Breast Cancer
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    Breast cancer forms in tissues of the breast, usually the ducts that carry milk to the nipple and the lobules, the glands that make milk. Breast cancer occurs in both men and women, although male breast cancer is rare. Learn about breast cancer and find information on how we support and care for adults with breast cancer before, during, and after treatment.

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