At Intermountain, we treat each patient, and each cancer, individually and thoughtfully. We seek out experienced physicians and caregivers who specialize in identifying and treating conditions like basal cell carcinomas, breast cancer, prostate cancer, liver cancer, and pancreatic cancer. 

These are just some of the cancers and conditions our respected cancer teams fight through innovative and caring approaches. We examine each case individually, and apply evidence-proven cancer treatments to help our patients overcome cancer and live healthier, happier lives. 

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Anal Cancer

Anal cancer is cancer that begins in the anus. The anus is the opening at the lower end of the intestines where waste leaves the body.

Bone Cancer

Bone cancer is a rare cancer that begins in a bone in the body. Several types of bone cancer exist, and the disease can occur in children and adults.

Brain Cancer

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Breast Cancer

When cells divide out of control in the breast of a woman or, more rarely, a man, it is called breast cancer. Treatment usually begins with surgery and can include chemotherapy, radiation, and hormonal or targeted therapy; treatment for early-stage breast cancer has a very high 5-year rate of survival.

Cancer Pain

Cancer pain is pain that is caused by cancer, treatment for cancer, or tests to find cancer. Treatment of cancer pain can help increase quality of life and improve outlook after a cancer diagnosis.

Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is cancer that starts in the cervix. A routine Pap smear screening can detect cervical cancer early, making cervical cancer more treatable.

Colon Cancer

Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, is cancer of the colon or rectum parts of the digestive system. Many cases of colon cancer can be prevented or treated early with regular screening.

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer includes both cancer of the colon and the rectum and is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women. All adults over 50 are encouraged to get tested yearly for colorectal cancer.

Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer is cancer in your esophagus, the part of your body that moves food from your throat to your stomach. Early stages of esophageal cancer don’t cause any symptoms, but your doctor can test for esophageal cancer if you do have symptoms or risk factors.

Gallbladder Cancer

The gallbladder is a small, pear-shaped organ in the body. It is about 3 to 4 inches long and sits just under the liver. Gallbladder cancer is cancer that starts in the gallbladder and can spread to other parts of the body.

Gynecological Cancer

Gynecologic cancers affect a woman’s reproductive organs. These include ovarian, cervical, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancer. A number of tests and treatments can help find these types of cancers and treat them before they get worse

Head and Neck Cancer

The term head and neck cancer refers to any cancer that begins in the head or neck. This includes cancers of the nose, sinuses, mouth, saliva glands, throat, and lymph nodes. The most common cause of head and neck cancer is tobacco use.

Kidney Cancer

Kidney cancer is the development of cancer cells in the kidneys. Kidney cancer can limit your kidneys' abilities to do their job, increase your risk infection, and even lead to kidney failure.


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Liver Cancer

Liver cancer is when cancer cells form in the liver, one of the largest organs in the body. The liver cleans the blood, helps the body digest fat, and stores glycogen, which is sugar that’s ready to be used by the body for energy.

Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the second most common form of cancer and is often fatal because symptoms don’t appear until later stages of the disease. Smoking is the largest risk factor for developing lung cancer and for older smokers, regular screening is highly recommended.
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Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers

Cancer is when healthy cells in the body change and grow in an uncontrolled way. When this happens in the skin, it is called skin cancer.
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Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is also called mouth cancer. An oral cancer can form on the lips, gums, tongue, cheeks, mouth, or throat.

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is cancer of the ovaries and fallopian tubes, which are parts of the female reproductive system. There are 3 main types of ovarian cancer. The most common type is ovarian epithelial cancer, which starts on the outside of the ovary.

Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is cancer of the pancreas, an organ that sits behind the stomach. The pancreas makes hormones and fluids that help your body to digest food and use it for energy.

Penile Cancer

Penile cancer is a disease where cancer cells form in the penis. HPV (Human papillomavirus [pap-uh-LOH-muh-vahy-ruhs] may increase the risk of getting penile cancer.

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer causes abnormal cell development in a male's prostate, the small abdominal gland involved in sperm production. One of the most common types of cancer, prostate cancer is most dangerous once it spreads beyond the prostate and impacts other parts of the body.

Skin Cancer

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Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is when cancer cells grow in the testicles, also called the testes. The testicles are the two male sex glands that make sperm and testosterone, and are located in the scrotum.

Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer is a disease that occurs when abnormal cells begin to grow in your thyroid gland. If caught early, thyroid cancer is treatable with surgery and medication.

Uterine Cancer

Uterine [YOU-tuhr-in] cancer, sometimes referred to as endometrial cancer, is a cancer of the uterus (womb). Women are most at risk of uterine cancer after menopause when hormones change.