A type of cancer that begins in the squamous cells. Squamous cells are found in several place in the body, including the top layer (epidermis) of the skin, in the main airways of the lungs, and in the cervix….
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One of the three types of cells that make up the skin’s top layer (epidermis). It is also a found in the outer layer of the cervix (ectocervix) and in the main airways of the lungs….
One of the two main groups of lung cancers. Includes squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma and large cell carcinoma….
The process of glandular cells undergoing changes to become squamous cells….
A type of cell found in the cervical canal (endocervix).
A type of nervous system cell that surrounds and holds neurons in place; nourishes them; and gets rid of dead cells and germs. Also called neuroglia.
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….
A type of lung cancer strongly associated with cigarette smoking. It spreads early and causes few initial symptoms….
One of the three types of cells that make up the skin’s top layer (epidermis).
A type of skin cancer that develops in the basal cells of the top layer (epidermis) of the skin.