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Vulvar Cancer

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About the vulva

Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia

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Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia is a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) that affects small lymphocytes (white blood cells).

About lymphoma and the lymph system

Sarcoma - Alveolar Soft Part and Cardiac

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About sarcoma

Leukemia - Eosinophilic

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About leukemia

Thymoma

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Thymoma is a type of cancer that begins in the thymus. Located under the breastbone, also called the sternum, the thymus is a small organ that is part of the lymph system and helps white blood cells develop.

About the lymph system

Multiple Myeloma

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Nasopharyngeal Cancer

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Melanoma

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About the skin

The skin is the body’s largest organ. It protects against infection and injury, and it helps regulate body temperature. The skin also stores water and fat and produces vitamin D.

Bladder Cancer

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About the bladder and bladder cancer

Lung Cancer

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Lung cancer affects more than 200,000 Americans each year. Although cigarette smoking is the main cause, anyone can develop lung cancer. Lung cancer is always treatable, no matter the size, location, whether the cancer has spread, and how far it has spread.

About the lungs

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