Almost everyone is affected by cancer, either directly or indirectly, and there is every chance that it has touched your life in some way already. The cancers listed here are the most common, and the ones we are most likely to encounter. It pays to know them well.
Lung cancer affects the cells of your lung and usually starts in the lining of an airway. There are two main types of lung cancer and they treated differently…LEARN MORE
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in Hong Kong. It usually occurs in people over the age of 50 and in the majority of cases is found in the large bowel… LEARN MORE
Breast cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form in the breast tissues. Damage to the DNA of these cells results in uncontrolled cell division and growth, and eventually, sufficient cells accumulate to form a lump…LEARN MORE
Prostate cancer, which generally affects men over the age of 50, is the third most common cancer and the fourth most common cause of cancer-related deaths among men in Hong Kong…LEARN MORE
Malignant tumours of the liver have two very different types: Primary cancer and Secondary cancer…LEARN MORE
Stomach cancer is the overgrowth of abnormal cells in any part of the stomach. There are different types of cancer, however, the most common is adenocarcinoma, which accounts for 95% of all stomach cancers…LEARN MORE
At the moment, the exact cause of corpus uteri cancer is not known. We do know the following factors can increase your risk of developing the condition…LEARN MORE
Most thyroid cancers are slow-growing, and the early signs and symptoms may go unnoticed. A common sign is a painless lump growing in the front of the neck, just below the larynx.
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas are cancers of the lymphatic system. There are two main types of lymphoma: non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas and Hodgkin’s disease…LEARN MORE
For more details about pancreatic cancer, please refer to pancreatic cancer booklet (Chinese version).
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