Cancer Specialties

Cancer Specialites

At THOCPA, physicians from many different clinical disciplines collaborate to provide comprehensive cancer care covering a broad range of cancer types. The expertise and compassion of our doctors combined with leading-edge cancer research teams and clinical trial programs make us one of the nation’s top cancer centers.
Bone Sarcoma
Osteosarcoma is the most common bone cancer. It starts in bone cells that make new bone tissue. It usually forms at the end of long bones, such as the leg bones, but can form in any bone.
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Breast
The breast is made up of glands called lobules that can make milk and thin tubes called ducts that carry the milk from the lobules to the nipple. Breast tissue also contains fat and connective tissue, lymph nodes, and blood vessels.
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Cervical & Uterine
Cervical cancer is an abnormal growth of cells in the lower part of the uterus, called the cervix. It is usually a slow-growing disease, but some forms can develop quickly. Cervical cancer can also spread to other parts of the body.
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Colorectal

Colorectal cancer is cancer that starts in the colon or rectum. The colon and the rectum are parts of the large intestine, which is the lower part of the body’s digestive system.

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Esophageal
Esophageal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the esophagus. The esophagus is a muscular tube that moves food and liquids from the throat to the stomach.
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Lung
The lungs are a pair of cone-shaped breathing organs inside the chest. The lungs bring oxygen into the body when breathing in and send carbon dioxide out of the body when breathing out. Each lung has sections called lobes. Two tubes called bronchi lead from the trachea (windpipe) to the lungs.
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Lymphoma
This disease is a cancer of the lymphatic system. This system uses a network of vessels, nodes and organs to clear infections and manage fluids throughout your body. It is an important part of your immune system.
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Melanoma-Skin
This disease, the most common form of cancer in humans, develops in the cells of the skin. The three main types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma.
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Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Merkel Cell Carcinoma [ MCC ], also called neuroendocrine cancer, is a rare type of disease in which malignant (cancer) cells are found on or just beneath the skin and in hair follicles. Merkel cell carcinoma usually appears as firm, painless, shiny lumps of skin.
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Multiple Myeloma Cancer
This type of cancer forms in blood cells called plasma cells. These are special white blood cells that help your immune system. They mainly stay inside your bone marrow, a soft, spongy tissue found in your large bones.
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Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian cancer occurs when normal ovarian cells grow abnormally and produce tumors in one or both ovaries. An ovarian tumor can be either noncancerous (also called benign) or cancerous (also called malignant).
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Pancreatic
This disease begins in the cells of the pancreas. Your pancreas is an important gland in your upper abdomen. It secretes hormones such as insulin. It also secretes enzymes that help digestion. Pancreatic cancer develops when cells in the pancreas mutate. Doctors are not sure what causes this to occur.
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Prostate
Prostate Cancer is the second most common form of cancer in men (after skin cancer). It develops in the prostate, a small gland at the base of the bladder in the male reproductive system. Prostate cancer is typically slow-growing, but it can spread beyond the prostate to other parts of the body.
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