• 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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  • Salivary Gland Cancer
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    Salivary gland cancer is a rare cancer that forms in tissues of the gland in the mouth that makes saliva. Most salivary gland cancers occur in older people. Learn about salivary gland cancer and find information on how we support and care for adults with salivary gland cancer before, during, and after treatment.

  • Sarcoma, Epithelioid
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Epithelioid sarcoma is a rare soft-tissue sarcoma most often found in young adults (20 to 39-year-olds) and involving the upper extremities of the body 60 percent of the time. Learn about epithelioid sarcoma and find information on how we support and care for people with epithelioid sarcoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Sarcoma, Ewing
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Ewing sarcoma is a type of cancer that forms in bone or soft tissue. It is also called peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (pPNET). Learn about Ewing sarcoma and find information on how we support and care for people with Ewing sarcoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Sarcoma, Kaposi
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Kaposi sarcoma is a type of cancer characterized by the abnormal growth of blood vessels that develop into skin lesions or occur internally. Learn about Kaposi sarcoma and find information on how we support and care for people with Kaposi sarcoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Sarcoma, Soft Tissue
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Soft tissue sarcoma refers to cancer that begins in the muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, or other supporting tissue of the body. Learn about soft tissue sarcoma and find information on how we support and care for people with soft tissue sarcoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Sarcoma, Synovial
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Synovial sarcoma is a malignant tumor that develops in the synovial membrane of the joints. Learn about synovial sarcoma and find information on how we support and care for people with synovial sarcoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Sarcoma, Uterine
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Care

    Uterine sarcoma is a rare type of uterine cancer that forms in muscle or other tissues of the uterus, the organ in a woman's pelvis in which a baby grows. It usually occurs after menopause. Learn about uterine sarcoma and find information on how we support and care for women with uterine sarcoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Skin Cancer
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    Skin cancer forms in tissues of the skin. Basal cell or squamous cell cancer forms in cells that do not make pigment. Both types usually occur in skin that has been exposed to sunlight, such as on the face, neck, hands, and arms. Learn about skin cancer and find information on how we support and care for people with skin cancer before, during, and after treatment.

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