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A cancer that starts in the glandular cells. For example, a cancer that starts in the glandular tissue of the lungs. It is the most common type of endometrial cancer.

Cervical cancer

…– The most common type of cervical cancer, accounting for 7 out of 10 cases (70%) Adenocarcinoma – A less common type, starts in the glandular cells of the cervix. Adenocarcinoma is more difficult to diagnose because it occurs higher…

non-small cell lung cancer

One of the two main groups of lung cancers. Includes squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma and large cell carcinoma….

renal cell carcinoma (RCC)

The most common type of kidney cancer. Also called renal adenocarcinoma. It begins in the kidney’s nephrons. Types of RCC include clear cell carcinoma, papillary, chromophobe or sarcomatoid kidney cancers….

Vaginal cancer

…years. Makes up 85% of vaginal cancers. Adenocarcinoma – develops from the mucus-producing (glandular) cells of the vagina. Most likely to spread to the lungs and lymph nodes. Makes up 5-10% of vaginal cancers. Includes clear cell carcinoma. Vaginal (mucosal)…

Kidney cancer

Kidney cancer is a type of cancer that starts in the cells of the kidney. Types of kidney cancer About 9 out of 10 kidney cancers are renal cell carcinoma (RCC), sometimes called renal adenocarcinoma. In the early stages, the…

Lung cancer

adenocarcinoma or large cell undifferentiated carcinoma. Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) – Makes up about 15% of lung cancers. It tends to start in the middle of the lungs and usually spreads more quickly than NSCLC. Other types of cancer…