Different cancers: How Many Types of Cancer Are There

There are over 200 different cancers which each cancer has a different affective treatment! different cancers are found in different parts of the body and some cancers are worse then others. Some cancers appear to come at different times in life! some are:

different cancers

Different cancer types

The other day someone asked me how many types of cancers there are. As you can see below, there are hundreds:

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Adult and Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Childhood
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Adult and Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Childhood
  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Childhood
  • AIDS-Related Cancers.
  • AIDS-Related Lymphoma.

Anal Cancer

  • Astrocytoma, Childhood Cerebellar
  • Astrocytoma, Childhood Cerebral
  • Bile Duct Cancer, Extrahepatic

Bladder Cancer

  • Bladder Cancer, Childhood
  • Bone Cancer, Osteosarcoma/Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma
  • Brain Stem Glioma, Childhood

Brain Tumor

  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma, Childhood
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma/Malignant Glioma, Childhood
  • Ependymoma, Childhood
  • Medulloblastoma, Childhood
  • Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors, Childhood
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma, Childhood
  • Brain Tumor, Childhood (Other)

Breast Cancer

  • Breast Cancer during Pregnancy, childhood, for male
  • Bronchial Adenomas/Carcinoids, Childhood
  • Carcinoid Tumor, Childhood
  • Carcinoid Tumor,Gastrointestinal
  • Carcinoma, Adrenocortical, Islet Cell
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma, Primary
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma, Childhood
  • Malignant Glioma, Childhood
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Childhood Cancers
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Clear Cell Sarcoma of Tendon Sheaths

Colon Cancer

  • Colorectal Cancer, Childhood
  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Ependymoma, Childhood
  • Epithelial Cancer, Ovarian
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer, Childhood
  • Ewing’s Family of Tumors
  • Extracranial Germ Cell Tumor, Childhood
  • Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer, Intraocular Melanoma
  • Eye Cancer, Retinoblastoma
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastric (Stomach) Cancer
  • Gastric (Stomach) Cancer, Childhood
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Germ Cell Tumor, Extracranial, Childhood, Extragonadal, Ovarian
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Glioma, Childhood Brain Stem
  • Glioma, Childhood Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia

Head and Neck Cancer

  • Hepatocellular (Liver) Cancer, Adult (Primary)
  • Hepatocellular (Liver) Cancer, Childhood (Primary)
  • Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Adult
  • Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Childhood
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Hypothalamic and Visual Pathway Glioma, Childhood
  • Intraocular Melanoma
  • Islet Cell Carcinoma (Endocrine Pancreas)
  • Kaposi’s Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer

Laryngeal Cancer

  • Laryngeal Cancer, Childhood
  • Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic, Adult
  • Chronic Lymphocytic
  • Chronic Myelogenous
  • Leukemia, Hairy Cell
  • Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer
  • Liver Cancer, Adult (Primary)
  • Liver Cancer, Childhood (Primary)
  • Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell, Small Cell
  • Lymphoblastic , Adult Acute
  • Leukemia, Childhood Acute
  • Lymphocytic Leukemia, Chronic
  • AIDS-Related
  • Central Nervous System (Primary)
  • Cutaneous T-Cell, Hodgkin’s, Adult, Hodgkin’s, Childhood
  • Lymphoma, Hodgkin’s in Pregnancy, Non-Hodgkin’s, Adult, Non-Hodgkin’s, Childhood
  • Non-Hodgkin’s in Pregnancy
  • Lymphoma, Primary Central Nervous System
  • Macroglobulinemia, Waldenstr�m’s
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Mesothelioma, Adult
  • Malignant Mesothelioma, Childhood
  • Medulloblastoma, Childhood
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma, Intraocular
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mesothelioma, Malignant
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer with Occult Primary
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndrome, Childhood
  • Multiple Myeloma/Plasma Cell Neoplasm
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myelodysplastic/Myeloproliferative Diseases
  • Myelogenous Leukemia, Chronic
  • Myeloid Leukemia, Adult Acute
  • Myeloid Leukemia, Childhood Acute
  • Myeloma, Multiple
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders, Chronic
  • Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer, Childhood
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Adult
  • Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Childhood
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Oral Cancer, Childhood
  • Oral Cavity and Lip Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma/Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone
  • Ovarian Cancer, Childhood, Epithelial Cancer, Germ Cell Tumor
  • Low Malignant Potential Tumor
  • Pancreatic Cancer, Childhood, islet cell
  • Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pineal and Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors, Childhood

Pituitary Tumor

  • Plasma Cell Neoplasm/Multiple Myeloma
  • Pleuropulmonary Blastoma
  • Pregnancy and Breast Cancer
  •  Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  •  Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Liver Cancer, Adult,childhood
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal Cell (Kidney) Cancer, childhood
  • Renal Pelvis and Ureter, Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma, Childhood
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer, Childhood
  • Sarcoma, Ewing’s Family of Tumors, Kaposi’s
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma, Childhood
  • Soft Tissue, Adult
  • Soft Tissue, Childhood
  • Sezary Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer in children, melanoma and carcinoma merkel cell
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer and small intestine cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma for children and adult
  • Squamous Neck Cancer with Occult Primary, Metastatic
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer, Childhood
  • Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors, Childhood
  • T-Cell Lymphoma, Cutaneous
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thymoma, Childhood
  • Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Childhood
  • Transitional Cell Cancer of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter
  • Trophoblastic Tumor, Gestational
  • Unknown Primary Site, Carcinoma of, Adult
  • Unknown Primary Site, Cancer of, Childhood
  • Unusual Cancers of Childhood
  • Ureter and Renal Pelvis, Transitional Cell Cancer

Urethral Cancer

  • Uterine Cancer, Endometrial
  • Uterine Sarcoma
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma, Childhood
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia
  • Wilms’ Tumor