A-Z of Rare Cancers
Below you can find a list of rare cancers. This list will be updated over time, as our resource library grows.
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (or AdCC) is a rare cancer that begins in glandular tissues.
Astrocytomas are a rare brain cancer that originates from glial cells in the cerabellum.
Burkitt Lymphoma is a rare cancer that affects the lymphatic system. It is caused when the body produces irregular B-cells.
Chondrosarcoma is a rare form of bone cancer that affects the cartilage surrounding bones.
Ependymoma is a rare form of brain cancer which begins in thin lining found in the brain and spinal cord.
Hodgkin’s Lymphoma affects the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune system.
Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that affects the lining (or membrane) of vital organs.
This rare cancer affects the neuroendocrine cells, which create hormones in response to your body’s nervous system
Thymus cancer affects a small organ called the thymus, which is located behind the breat bone (sternum)