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Cancer is a term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably, invading nearby tissues and spreading to other parts of the body via the bloodstream or lymphatic system. Whether you've been newly diagnosed, are an existing patient, or would like to gain a better understanding about cancer, in this section you'll find general cancer information, as well as a thorough resource for many different types of cancers.
Although facing a diagnosis of cancer can be frightening, resources are available to help you. Keep in mind that there are many myths and misconceptions about cancer. At the present time, over half the people who are diagnosed with cancer have a good chance of long-term survival. New treatments are developed every day.