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Things to know about cancer and the biomarker MSI-H/dMMR
Cancer patients need treatment that is most suitable for their specific disease. Biomarkers, biological characteristics that can be measured in blood or tissue samples, are an aid in finding the right treatment. MSI-h/dMMR is such a biomarker.
What we do to support Lung Cancer Awareness Month
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. A month dedicated to those affected and to raising public awareness about the causes, early detection and prevention of the disease. Did you know lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide? At MSD, we are committed to fighting lung cancer and improving cancer care. Learn how we support Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
In October we support Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Did you know breast cancer is the most common cancer in women? At MSD, we show solidarity with those facing breast cancer and do everything we can to support further advances to help fighting the disease. Especially during Breast Cancer Awareness Month October we support various activities to educate about the importance of prevention and early detection. Learn more about our commitment.
Understanding Bladder Cancer
Bladder cancer is a malignant tumor in the urinary bladder. The most common type of bladder cancer is urothelial carcinoma. Here you can learn more about the symptoms, risk factors and prevention of bladder cancer.
Understanding Kidney Cancer
Kidney cancer is a collective term for various cancers of the kidney. The most common is renal cell carcinoma.
What is head and neck cancer?
Head and neck cancer is a term used to describe a number of different malignant tumors that develop in or around the throat, larynx (voice box), nose, tonsil, sinuses and mouth.
HPV-related cancers: What you need to know
Learn about human papillomavirus, or HPV, and the World Health Organization's effort to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health problem.
Understanding melanoma: The signs, symptoms and risk factors
Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer and is responsible for the vast majority of skin cancer deaths.
Hodgkin's lymphoma - definition and most important information
Hodgkin's lymphoma (lymph node cancer) is one of the rare cancers.