Types of cancer

By no means a single disease with a single treatment, there are over 200 types of cancer. Each type has its own name and treatment. Click on the links below to find out more about them.

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Carcinoid tumours

Carcinoid tumours affect the neuroendocrine system. This is the system which releases hormones into the body to control the functioning of other organs.

Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer develops in a woman's cervix (the entrance to the womb from the vagina. It’s more common in women aged 30-39, but it can also affect younger and older women.

Colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is cancer that develops in the bowel. This can be colon cancer or cancer of the rectum. It is more common in people over 60.