Health Information: Cancer
Cancer Specific Guides
Breast Cancer Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that starts in the cells of the breast. A malignant tumor is a group of cancer cells that can grow into surrounding tissues or spread to other areas of the body. Affects mostly women, but can affect men, too.
Lung Cancer The two main types of lung cancer are non-small cell lung cancer (85% of lung cancers) and small cell lung cancer (10-15%). Lung cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer in the U.S. and the number of deaths from lung cancer in women is increasing.
Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the prostate. This guide provides links to resources on diagnosis, stages of cancer, and treatment options.
Cancer Care at Upstate
Patient Information Info for new patients, requesting appointments, how to get here, about your visit
Blood disorders Background information and links to resources for the types of blood disorders we treat at Upstate
- Breast Cancer
- Colorectal Oncology
- Head and Neck
- Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic
- Neuro Oncologe
- Prostate Cancer
- Stem Cell/Bone Marrow Transplants
Cancer types Background information & links to resources for the types of cancer we treat at Upstate
- Brain & Brain Tumors in Children
- Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- Non-Hodkin's Lymphoma
- Skin Cancer Non- Melanoma
Screening Find general information about screening and early detection
Upstate Clinical Trials Learn about clinical trials and search for studies you may be eligible to participate in at Upstate