Posts Tagged ‘Cancer’

Kidney cancer

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Disease, Condition & Injury, Pelvis conditions, Urinary and bowel-related organs conditions

(Renal Cell Carcinoma)

Kidney cancer – Definition

Kidney cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the kidneys. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, located just above the waist, on each side of the spine. Their main function is to filter the blood and produce urine by which the body rids itself of waste products and excess water.

Uterine cancer

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Disease, Condition & Injury, Pelvis conditions, Reproductive organs conditions

(Endometrial Cancer; Cancer, Uterine; Cancer, Endometrial; Endometrial Adenocarcinoma)

Uterine cancer – Definition

Uterine cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the uterus (womb).

The lower portion of the uterus, which is closest to the vagina, is called the cervix. When cancer develops in this portion, it is called cervical cancer.

Testicular cancer

Written by Medicine and Health. Posted in Disease, Condition & Injury, Pelvis conditions, Reproductive organs conditions

(Cancer of the Testicle; Cancer, Testicular; Seminoma; Germinoma)

Testicular cancer – Definition

Testicular cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in one or both testicles. The testicles are a pair of male sex glands that make and store sperm. The testicles also make male hormones. They are located under the penis in a sac-like pouch called the scrotum.