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Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Also called: BCC, Basal Carcinoma, Basal Cell Cancer Reviewed By:Martin E. Liebling, M.D., FACP Mark Oren, M.D., FACP Summary The skin is the body’s largest organ. Cancer that develops in the skin is known as skin cancer. Skin cancer can be divided into two major categories – non-melanoma and melanoma. Non-melanoma are the more common cancers …

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Womens Reproductive Cancers

Women’s Reproductive Cancers

Also called: GYN Cancers, Female Cancers, Gynecologic Cancers Reviewed By:Mark Oren, M.D., FACPMartin E. Liebling, M.D., FACP Summary Also called gynecologic cancers, women’s reproductive cancers are characterized by an overgrowth of abnormal cells in the reproductive system. Endometrial cancer, which starts in the inner lining of the uterus (womb), is the most common female reproductive …

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Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer – Causes, Signs and symptoms

Also called: Ovary Cancers Reviewed By:Martin E. Liebling, M.D., FACPMark Oren, M.D., FACP Summary Ovarian cancer is an overgrowth of malignant, abnormal cells in one or both of a woman’s ovaries. The ovaries are female reproductive organs that produce eggs and hormones called estrogen and progesterone. Unlike healthy cells, which divide and grow in an …

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Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial Cancer – Causes, Signs and symptoms

Also called: Endometrial Carcinoma Reviewed By:Martin E. Liebling, M.D., FACPMark Oren, M.D., FACP Summary Endometrial cancer is a type of cancer that is characterized by of the growth of abnormal, malignant cells in the inner lining of the uterus, which is called the endometrium. The most common symptom of endometrial cancer is abnormal uterine spotting …

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Cervical cancer

Cervical Cancer – Causes, Signs and symptoms

Also called: Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions Reviewed By:Martin E. Liebling, M.D., FACPMark Oren, M.D., FACP Summary Cervical cancer is characterized by the presence of abnormal, malignant cells in the cervix. The cervix forms the bottom part of a woman’s uterus, connecting it to the vagina. In the body, healthy cells divide and grow in a regulated …

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