Cancer Types 101

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Cancer Types 101

As a comprehensive cancer center, UCLA treats almost every form of cancer. No matter what type of cancer a patient may have, they benefit from a multidisciplinary team of experts working from different departments, scientific areas and treatment specialties.

Cancer-related research and patient care at UCLA is conducted in many of the schools, departments, divisions and centers across the campus. Each cancer type information section below will provide you information about each cancer type, including risk factors, symptoms, treatment and side effects, and who to contact for patient care.

Additional information for healthcare professionals is also provided, including how to refer a patient.

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Visit the National Cancer Institute's cancer topics area for more detailed information on each cancer type.