Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) are benign or malignant growths that occur anywhere in the digestive tract. Reviewed by a board-certified physician.
Benign lung tumors are a diverse group of tumors. Learn about the types, characteristics, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
Medications are now available to treat bone metastases from cancer. Learn about bone-modifying agents like bisphosphonates and denosumab.
Symptoms, laboratory tests, and scans can be suggestive of bone cancer. However, a biopsy specimen is often needed to confirm the diagnosis.
Tenosynovial giant cell tumors are benign growths in the joints. They can cause discomfort and limited movement, and they can be removed.
Neuroendocrine tumors of the lung, such as carcinoid tumors, differ from other types of lung cancer. Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Brain cancers can either start in or spread (metastasize) to the brain. Learn about the tumor types as well as the symptoms, treatment, and prognosis.
Predisposing genes and risk factors for bone cancer have been identified, but precise causes of osteosarcoma and chondrosarcoma remain undetermined.
Learn about hand tumors which are like ganglion cysts and are usually unsightly and uncomfortable but are rarely dangerous to your health.
Sarcomas are a group of cancers that affect bone and soft connective tissues. Learn about the types, symptoms, causes, and treatment of this rare cancer.