• Cancer of the throat or larynx - Animation

      Cancer of the throat or larynx

      Animation

    • Cancer of the throat or larynx - Animation

    • Colon cancer screening - Animation

      Colon cancer screening

      Animation

    • Colon cancer screening - Animation

    • Lung cancer - Animation

      Lung cancer

      Animation

    • Lung cancer - Animation

    • Breast cancer - Animation

      Breast cancer

      Animation

    • Breast cancer - Animation

    • Colon cancer - Animation

      Colon cancer

      Animation

    • Colon cancer - Animation

    • Prostate cancer - Animation

      Prostate cancer

      Animation

    • Prostate cancer - Animation

    • Cervical cancer - Animation

      Cervical cancer

      Animation

    • Cervical cancer - Animation

    • Lung cancer - frontal chest x-ray

      Lung cancer - frontal chest x-ray

      A chest x-ray in a patient with central cancer of the right lung. Notice the white mass in the middle portion of the right lung (seen on the left side of the picture).

      Lung cancer - frontal chest x-ray

      illustration

    • Stomach cancer, x-ray

      Stomach cancer, x-ray

      An upper GI series in a patient with cancer of the stomach (gastric carcinoma).

      Stomach cancer, x-ray

      illustration

    • Skin cancer - malignant melanoma

      Skin cancer - malignant melanoma

      Malignant melanoma. The incidence of this form of skin cancer is increasing faster than that of any other form of cancer.

      Skin cancer - malignant melanoma

      illustration

    • Pancreatic cancer, CT scan

      Pancreatic cancer, CT scan

      A CT scan of the upper abdomen showing a tumor (pancreas carcinoma) in the head of the pancreas, seen here in the middle of the picture.

      Pancreatic cancer, CT scan

      illustration

    • Skin cancer, melanoma - flat, brown lesion

      Skin cancer, melanoma - flat, brown lesion

      Melanomas are sometimes called the patriotic cancer because they may be colored red, whitish, and blue (to blue-black) all in the same lesion. This lesion has multiple colors.

      Skin cancer, melanoma - flat, brown lesion

      illustration

    • Lung cancer - chemotherapy treatment

      Lung cancer - chemotherapy treatment

      Treatment for lung cancer depends on the type of cancer and the stage of the disease. Chemotherapy is a form of treatment for lung cancer which may cure, shrink or keep the cancer from spreading.

      Lung cancer - chemotherapy treatment

      illustration

    • Hepatocellular cancer - CT scan

      Hepatocellular cancer - CT scan

      A CT scan of the upper abdomen showing a widespread (disseminated) carcinoma of the liver (hepato cellular carcinoma). The liver is the large organ on the left side of the picture. Note the moth-eaten appearance.

      Hepatocellular cancer - CT scan

      illustration

    • Lung with squamous cell cancer - CT scan

      Lung with squamous cell cancer - CT scan

      This CT scan shows a cross section of the lungs of a person with lung cancer. The two dark areas in the middle of the screen are the lungs. The light areas in the right lung (on the left of the screen) represent the cancer.

      Lung with squamous cell cancer - CT scan

      illustration

    • Bronchial cancer - CT scan

      Bronchial cancer - CT scan

      This chest CT scan shows a cross-section of a person with bronchial cancer. The two dark areas are the lungs. The light areas within the lungs represent the cancer.

      Bronchial cancer - CT scan

      illustration

    • Bronchial cancer - chest x-ray

      Bronchial cancer - chest x-ray

      This is a chest x-ray of a person with bronchial cancer. This is a front view. The lungs are the two dark areas. The heart and other structures are white areas visible in the middle of the chest. The light areas that appear as subtle branches extending from the center into the lungs are cancerous.

      Bronchial cancer - chest x-ray

      illustration

    • Colon cancer - Series

      Colon cancer - Series

      Presentation

    • Colon cancer - series

      Colon cancer - series

      Presentation

    • Cancer of the throat or larynx - Animation

      Cancer of the throat or larynx

      Animation

    • Cancer of the throat or larynx - Animation

    • Colon cancer screening - Animation

      Colon cancer screening

      Animation

    • Colon cancer screening - Animation

    • Lung cancer - Animation

      Lung cancer

      Animation

    • Lung cancer - Animation

    • Breast cancer - Animation

      Breast cancer

      Animation

    • Breast cancer - Animation

    • Colon cancer - Animation

      Colon cancer

      Animation

    • Colon cancer - Animation

    • Prostate cancer - Animation

      Prostate cancer

      Animation

    • Prostate cancer - Animation

    • Cervical cancer - Animation

      Cervical cancer

      Animation

    • Cervical cancer - Animation

    • Lung cancer - frontal chest x-ray

      Lung cancer - frontal chest x-ray

      A chest x-ray in a patient with central cancer of the right lung. Notice the white mass in the middle portion of the right lung (seen on the left side of the picture).

      Lung cancer - frontal chest x-ray

      illustration

    • Stomach cancer, x-ray

      Stomach cancer, x-ray

      An upper GI series in a patient with cancer of the stomach (gastric carcinoma).

      Stomach cancer, x-ray

      illustration

    • Skin cancer - malignant melanoma

      Skin cancer - malignant melanoma

      Malignant melanoma. The incidence of this form of skin cancer is increasing faster than that of any other form of cancer.

      Skin cancer - malignant melanoma

      illustration

    • Pancreatic cancer, CT scan

      Pancreatic cancer, CT scan

      A CT scan of the upper abdomen showing a tumor (pancreas carcinoma) in the head of the pancreas, seen here in the middle of the picture.

      Pancreatic cancer, CT scan

      illustration

    • Skin cancer, melanoma - flat, brown lesion

      Skin cancer, melanoma - flat, brown lesion

      Melanomas are sometimes called the patriotic cancer because they may be colored red, whitish, and blue (to blue-black) all in the same lesion. This lesion has multiple colors.

      Skin cancer, melanoma - flat, brown lesion

      illustration

    • Lung cancer - chemotherapy treatment

      Lung cancer - chemotherapy treatment

      Treatment for lung cancer depends on the type of cancer and the stage of the disease. Chemotherapy is a form of treatment for lung cancer which may cure, shrink or keep the cancer from spreading.

      Lung cancer - chemotherapy treatment

      illustration

    • Hepatocellular cancer - CT scan

      Hepatocellular cancer - CT scan

      A CT scan of the upper abdomen showing a widespread (disseminated) carcinoma of the liver (hepato cellular carcinoma). The liver is the large organ on the left side of the picture. Note the moth-eaten appearance.

      Hepatocellular cancer - CT scan

      illustration

    • Lung with squamous cell cancer - CT scan

      Lung with squamous cell cancer - CT scan

      This CT scan shows a cross section of the lungs of a person with lung cancer. The two dark areas in the middle of the screen are the lungs. The light areas in the right lung (on the left of the screen) represent the cancer.

      Lung with squamous cell cancer - CT scan

      illustration

    • Bronchial cancer - CT scan

      Bronchial cancer - CT scan

      This chest CT scan shows a cross-section of a person with bronchial cancer. The two dark areas are the lungs. The light areas within the lungs represent the cancer.

      Bronchial cancer - CT scan

      illustration

    • Bronchial cancer - chest x-ray

      Bronchial cancer - chest x-ray

      This is a chest x-ray of a person with bronchial cancer. This is a front view. The lungs are the two dark areas. The heart and other structures are white areas visible in the middle of the chest. The light areas that appear as subtle branches extending from the center into the lungs are cancerous.

      Bronchial cancer - chest x-ray

      illustration

    • Colon cancer - Series

      Colon cancer - Series

      Presentation

    • Colon cancer - series

      Colon cancer - series

      Presentation

    Review Date: 1/10/2019

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