According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer can be fatal if it is not detected early enough, does not respond well to treatment, or it has spread to other organs. A person's prognosis will often depend on the... More » Health

Breast cancer symptoms include changes in the feel and appearance of the breasts or nipples and clear or bloody discharge, according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. While abnormalities should be immediately exa... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Symptoms of breast cancer include a thickening or lump in the breast area, nipple changes, nipple discharge, breast pain and breast skin changes such as dimpling or puckering, according to Susan G. Komen. The symptoms ar... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

The treatment given for chronic lymphocytic leukemia depends on the stage and the form of the disease as well as the overall health and symptoms experienced by the patient, states Mayo Clinic. Typically, treatment is com... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

There are several organs on the right side of the body, just under the breast, including the gallbladder, kidney, liver and the tip of the pancreas. Since organs are so varied in this area, it can be difficult ascertaini... More »

Oral cancer is not always fatal, and survival rates depend on the cancer location and stage, explains American Cancer Society. In general, cancers of the tonsils and oropharynx have a five-year survival rate of about 66 ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

The five-year survival rate for liver cancer found very early and not spread is 28 percent, according to the American Cancer Society. However, there are a number of individual factors that increase or decrease a person's... More »