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How many types of cancer are there?

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The term "cancer" encompasses more than 100 diseases affecting nearly every part of the body, and all are potentially life-threatening.

From: Understanding Cancer -- the Basics WebMD Medical Reference

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National Cancer Institute. 

WebMD Medical Reference from the American College of Physicians: "Oncology I Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention."

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 27, 2018

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National Cancer Institute. 

WebMD Medical Reference from the American College of Physicians: "Oncology I Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention."

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 27, 2018

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