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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A red, scaly spot on the skin that is a sign of sun damage to the skin. Also called a sunspot….
A red velvety spot or patch in the mouth that may be precancerous.
Blood in the urine.
The tiny air sacs in the lungs, where oxygen enters the blood and carbon dioxide leaves it.
Part of the body’s immune system. Antibodies are proteins made by the blood in response to an invader (antigen) in the body. They help protect against viruses, bacteria and other foreign substances.
A protein that may be in the blood of a person with bowel cancer.
A blood clot that forms in the veins of the leg, often caused by immobility after an operation or long-distance travel.
A protein found in the blood that is often higher than normal in women with ovarian cancer.
The area in the chest between the lungs. It contains the heart and large blood vessels, the oesophagus, the trachea and many lymph nodes….