Cancer Information

Common Cancers In Maine

Click on any of the cancers listed below to learn more about treatment and screening options and related resources in Maine.

Cancer Treatment Information from The National Cancer Institute (NCI)

The National Cancer Institute’s PDQ (Physician Data Query) provides details on specific cancer treatments.

Click on a cancer treatment topic below to learn more.


AIDS-Related Lymphoma Treatment


Ewing Sarcoma Family of Tumors Treatment
Osteosarcoma and Bone Fibrous Histiocytoma Treatment


Childhood Astrocytoma Treatment
Childhood Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor Treatment
Childhood Craniopharyngioma Treatment
Childhood Ependymoma Treatment
Adult Brain Tumors Treatment
Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview
Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment


Male Breast Cancer Treatment
Breast Cancer Treatment Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy


Adult Primary Liver Cancer Treatment
Anal Cancer Treatment
Childhood Liver Cancer Treatment
Colon Cancer Treatment
Esophageal Cancer Treatment
Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer Treatment
Gallbladder Cancer Treatment
Gastric Cancer Treatment
Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors Treatment
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Treatment
Islet Cell Tumors (Pancreatic) Treatment
Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
Rectal Cancer Treatment
Renal Cell Cancer Treatment
Salivary Gland Cancer Treatment
Small Intestine Cancer Treatment


Adrenocortical Carcinoma Treatment
Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors Treatment
Islet Cell Tumors (Pancreatic) Treatment
Pheochromocytoma Treatment
Pituitary Tumors Treatment
Thyroid Cancer Treatment


Intraocular (Eye) Melanoma Treatment
Retinoblastoma Treatment

Genitourinary (Bladder, Kidney, Prostate…)

Penile Cancer Treatment
Testicular Cancer Treatment
Transitional Cell Cancer (Kidney/Ureter) Treatment
Urethral Cancer Treatment
Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors Treatment
Prostate Cancer Treatment
Bladder Cancer Treatment

Germ Cell

Childhood Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumors Treatment
Childhood Extracranial Germ Cell Tumors Treatment
Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumors Treatment
Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors Treatment

Gynecologic (Cervix, Uterus, Ovaries…)

Cervical Cancer Treatment
Endometrial Cancer Treatment
Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors Treatment
Ovarian Epithelial Cancer Treatment
Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumors Treatment
Uterine Sarcoma Treatment
Vaginal Cancer Treatment
Vulvar Cancer Treatment

Head and Neck

Hypopharyngeal Cancer Treatment
Laryngeal Cancer Treatment
Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer Treatment
Nasopharyngeal Cancer Treatment
Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity Cancer Treatment
Parathyroid Cancer Treatment
Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma Treatment
Oropharyngeal Cancer Treatment
Esophageal Cancer Treatment


Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment
Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment
Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment
Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment
Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders Treatment
Myelodysplastic Syndromes Treatment
Myelodysplastic/ Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Treatment


Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treatment
Hairy Cell Leukemia Treatment


Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment
Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment


Adult Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment
Adult Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment
Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment
Multiple Myeloma and Other Plasma Cell Neoplasms Treatment
Primary CNS Lymphoma Treatment


Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors Treatment
Childhood Central Nervous System Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor Treatment
Neuroblastoma Treatment


Kaposi Sarcoma Treatment
Merkel Cell Carcinoma Treatment
Mycosis Fungoides and the Sézary Syndrome Treatment
Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer with Occult Primary Treatment
Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment
Melanoma Treatment
Skin Cancer Treatment

Unknown Primary

Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Treatment
Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment
Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Treatment
Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer
Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment
Unusual Cancers of Childhood Treatment