Cancer can be generally of as many types as there are the no. of cells in our body. To name a few, there
are the following types of cancer:
Skin Cancer, Lung Cancer, Blood Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Endometrial(uterine) Cancer, Thyroid Cancer & Sarcomas.
A wide range of people are suffering from these types of cancer nowadays. Different types of cancer are caused due to different factors. Like Skin Cancer is caused due to the harmful radiation emitted by the Ultra violet rays of Sun. Cancer types are broadly categorised into following three types:-
Carcinomas: This is the most common type of cancer which is caused by the cells that cover the body surface both on the outer surface & inner surface. The major examples of this type of cancer include lung, breast & colon cancer.
Sarcomas: This type of cancer generally develops in the tissues of the body for example cartilage, bone, etc.
Lymphomas: This type of cancer occurs in the the lymph nodes of the human body's immune system.