What is cancer?
Find out about what cancer is including an educational video and detailed information sheet.
Advanced cancer - cancer that has spread
Cancer that has come back or is spreading is called advanced cancer.
Bladder cancer begins in the cells inside the bladder, the part of the body which holds the pee (uri…
There are many types of blood cancer. The main types are leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.
Bowel cancer is cancer in any part of the large bowel, which includes the colon and rectum.
Breast cancer forms in the cells of the breast tissue. It can occur in women and, rarely, in men.
Cervical cancer begins in the cervix, which is part of the female reproductive system.
Gynaecological cancers are cancers of the female reproductive organs, including uterine cancer, ovar…
Head and neck cancers
Head and neck cancer is a term for many cancers that start in the head and neck.
Lung cancer is cancer of some of the cells in part of the lungs and begins in the lining of the airw…
Melanoma of the skin
Melanoma of the skin is the most serious of the three common types of skin cancer.