Breast cancer occurs when breast cells grow uncontrollably. “Breast cancer” refers to a harmful tumour developed from cells in the breast.
1. Our cells are the building blocks of our body. When the growth process of the cells goes wrong, it forms a mass called a tumour and a malignant tumour is cancerous. There are more than a hundred types of cancer, and the symptoms vary depending on the types. In Malaysia, it is known as the most lethal killer among all diseases, with several types of cancers being the contributors to the high mortality rate each year.
It is a type of cancer that forms in the colon or the rectum. As both have many features in common, they are often grouped together as colorectal cancer.
Primary lung cancer begins in the lungs, while a secondary or metastatic cancer occurs elsewhere in the body and spreads to the lungs.
Lymphoma is a type of cancer that begins in the lymphocytes – the infection-fighting cells in the immune system. There are two types of lymphoma called Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s.
Nasopharyngeal cancer is a type of head and neck cancer where malignant cancer cells form in the tissues of the nasopharynx.
The Cardiac and Vascular Centre has cardiologists and vascular surgeons who work together.
Cervical cancer forms in the cells that line the cervix, which is the lower part of the uterus (womb). The cervix connects the body of the uterus to the vagina (birth canal).
Liver cancer, also known as hepatic cancer, activates in the cells of your liver, which is a football-sized organ that sits in the upper right portion of your abdomen.
Ovaries are the reproductive glands found in females. Ovarian cancer happens when a cancerous growth is found in the ovary.
The prostate is a small walnut-shaped gland that produces seminal fluid in males. Prostate cancer occurs when the cells in the prostate gland begins to grow abnormally and uncontrollably.