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Cancer Types & Diagnosis

Cancer Types

At the William N. Pennington Cancer Institute, we provide comprehensive and compassionate care for a wide range of cancer types. Our team of oncologists, nurses, and support staff are dedicated to delivering personalized treatment plans tailored to each patient's unique needs. With expertise in diagnosing and treating various types of cancer, such as breast, lung, colorectal, prostate, ovarian, and pancreatic, we strive to improve outcomes and enhance the quality of life for our patients. By leveraging cutting-edge advancements in cancer research and state-of-the-art technology, we are devoted to making significant strides in the fight against cancer and offering hope to those in need. Below is the list of Cancer types we treat. 
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Common Types of Cancer

Cancer diagnosis refers to the process of identifying and confirming the presence of cancerous cells or tumors in the body. It typically involves various medical tests, including imaging techniques like X-rays, CT scans, MRI scans, and biopsies, which involve the removal and examination of tissue samples. These diagnostic methods help healthcare professionals determine the type, location, stage, and extent of cancer, enabling them to develop appropriate treatment plans tailored to each patient. Early diagnosis plays a crucial role in improving outcomes, as it allows for timely intervention and increases the chances of successful treatment and recovery.

  • Breast cancer 
  • Lung cancer 
  • Prostate cancer 
  • Colorectal cancer (including colon and rectal cancer) 
  • Skin cancer (including melanoma) 
  • Bladder cancer 
  • Pancreatic cancer 
  • Ovarian cancer 
  • Cervical cancer 
  • Leukemia 
  • Lymphoma (including Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma) 
  • Brain cancer 
  • Liver cancer 
  • Kidney cancer 
  • Esophageal cancer 
  • Stomach cancer 
  • Thyroid cancer 
  • Testicular cancer 
  • Bone cancer 
  • Sarcoma (including soft tissue sarcoma) 

It's important to note that this is not an exhaustive list, as there are many different types and subtypes of cancer that can be diagnosed and treated. Each type of cancer may require specific diagnostic and treatment approaches. It is always advisable to consult with a medical professional for accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment options.


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