There are many misconceptions on what cancer is.

One of them is that cancer is ONE disease. In reality cancer is a collection of MANY diseases.

There are cancers for different tissues in the body.


There are 4 different types of tissues in the body.

They are:
  1. Epithelial tissue (carcinomas)
  2. Muscle tissue (sarcomas)
  3. Connective tissue (sarcomas, lymphomas, leukemias)
  4. Nervous tissue (sarcomas)

Click here to learn more about different cancer types.


Other misconceptions of cancer are:


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