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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….

Lung cancer

cancer (NSCLC) – Makes up over 85% of lung cancers. It may be classified as squamous cells carcinoma, adenocarcinoma or large cell undifferentiated carcinoma. Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) – Makes up about 15% of lung cancers. It tends to…

Skin Cancer

…but can occur anywhere on the body. Skin has several layers. Skin cancer begins in the epidermis (outer layer), which is made up of squamous cells, basal cells, and melanocytes. There are several different types of skin cancer. Squamous cell

News: Cancer Council awards $2 million of research grants in Queensland

…of RhoA signaling mediates HGF/MET-induced tumour progression Dr James Wells The University of Queensland Memory CD8+ T-cell function in squamous cell carcinoma Dr Siok-Keen Tey QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute Treatment of chronic graft-versus-host disease with regulatory T cell-directed therapy…

Ovarian cancer

…Epithelial – starts in the fallopian tubes, on the surface of the ovary (epithelium) or in the peritoneum. Germ cell – start in the egg-producing (germinal) cells. Stromal cell – rare cancer that starts in the cells that produce the…

News: Childhood sun exposure causing majority of skin cancer cases

cell carcinomas (SCC). An estimated 70 per cent of all skin cancers diagnosed in Australia are basal cell carcinomas, with men more likely to be diagnosed than women[2],. Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan said the study reinforced the…

squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)

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….

squamous cell

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….

small cell lung cancer

A type of lung cancer strongly associated with cigarette smoking. It spreads early and causes few initial symptoms….

clear cell carcinoma

A type of endometrial cancer.