Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues of your pancreas — an organ in your abdomen that lies behind the lower part of your stomach and releases enzymes that aid digestion and produces hormones that help manage your blood sugar.
Breast cancer forms in the cells of the breasts when some breast cells begin to grow abnormally. These cells divide more rapidly than healthy cells do and continue to accumulate, forming a lump or mass. Cells may spread (metastasize) through your breast to your lymph nodes or to other parts of your body
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. This means your immune system (which usually fights infection) mistakenly attacks the cells that line your joints, making the joints swollen, stiff and painful. Over time, this can damage the joints, cartilage and nearby bone
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Non-small cell lung cancer is an umbrella term for several types of lung cancers. Non-small cell lung cancers include squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma and large cell carcinoma
GI tract cancer is a collective term used to describe cancers that affect the digestive system. The most commonly diagnosed GI cancers include colorectal cancer (CRC), gastric cancer, and liver cancers in addition to prostate and pancreatic cancers
Other Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune disease happens when the body’s natural defense system can’t tell the difference between your own cells and foreign cells, causing the body to mistakenly attack normal cells. There are more than 80 types of autoimmune diseases that affect a wide range of body parts.
Prostate cancer is marked by an uncontrolled (malignant) growth of cells in the prostate gland. The prostate is the walnut-sized gland in men, located just below the bladder and in front of the rectum, surrounding the urethra – the tube that carries urine out of the bladder.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term for two conditions (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) that are characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels. It’s usually associated with a build-up of fatty deposits inside the arteries (atherosclerosis) and an increased risk of blood clots.