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The palate is divided into two parts: the bony hard palate in the front, and the fleshy soft palate in the back of the mouth. Cancer of the palate usually first noticed as an ulcer in the mouth. Tobacco and alcohol use are risk factors ...
Pancreatic cancer is cancer that starts in your pancreas. The pancreas is a pear-shaped organ that lies behind the stomach and in front of your spine. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
A pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor is a type of cancer that forms tumors in the pancreas.
For a Pap test, your healthcare provider will collect and examine cells from your cervix. The cervix is the opening to the uterus. He or she will do this test to screen for cervical cancer and other problems.
A paranasal sinus tumor is a cancer that has grown inside your sinuses, the open spaces behind your nose.
A pelvic ultrasound is a scan that looks at the organs and structures in your pelvic area. Ultrasound uses a device called a transducer to send out sound waves that are too high to be heard. The transducer sends the sound waves through ...
Cancer that starts in cells in the penis is called penile cancer. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
Learn whthe pituitary gland does, and what happens when a tumor forms there.
A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is a type of nuclear medicine imaging test. It is used to examine various body tissues to identify certain conditions by looking at blood flow, metabolism, and oxygen use. PET scans may also be ...
Proctectomy is a surgery to remove all or part of the rectum. It is often needed to treat rectal cancer.
The prostate gland is found only in males. It sits below the bladder and wraps around the tube that carries urine out of the body (the urethra). The prostate helps make semen.
A prostate or rectal ultrasound is an imaging test that uses sound waves to look at your prostate or your rectum.