This section provides information on the following topics:
What is Cancer?
How cancer begins and what the main types are
The Cancer Care Team
Different types of health care professionals that may be a part of your health care team
What is Metastasis?
How cancer spreads to a different part of the body and is treated
Understanding Statistics Used to Guide Prognosis and Evaluate Treatment
What survival statistics mean and how they are used by doctors
Genetic testing, collecting your family history, and what to expect when meeting a genetic counselor
Medical Illustrations Gallery
Colored drawings of where cancer occurs organized by type of cancer and stage
Glossary of words you might hear throughout treatment and in cancer research
Online Medical Dictionaries
List of other websites with medical dictionaries