Pain Centre

23 October 2007

What type of cancers do we find?

Basically five types: Carcinomas, Sarcomas, Leukaemias, Lymphomas and Myelomas

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Basically five types: 1. Carcinomas. These are formed in the tissues that cover a surface or line internal organs of the body. 2.Sarcomas develop in connective tissue and affect bones and soft tissue. 3.Leukaemias are found in the blood and the blood-forming tissues. 4. Lymphomas affect the lymphatic system that normally acts as a filter of impurities on the body. 5.Myelomas are tumours that arise in plasma cells in the bone marrow.

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