Cancer Ribbons - G | Personalized Cause
Cancer ribbons colors and meanings for more than 100 types of cancer. Cancer ribbons page includes a brief explanation of cancer type beginning with the letter G.
Cancer Ribbons / Cancer Awareness Ribbons
There are more than 100 types of cancer. Types of cancer are usually named for the organs or tissues where the cancers form, but they also may be described by the type of cell that formed them.
Gallbladder Cancer - Green Cancer Ribbons
Green Cancer Ribbons for Gallbladder Cancer Awareness
Gallbladder cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the gallbladder. Gallbladder cancer is a rare cancer that is usually diagnosed late due a to lack of early signs and symptoms. It is sometimes found when the gallbladder is checked for gallstones or removed.
Gastric (Stomach) Cancer - Periwinkle Cancer Ribbons
Periwinkle Cancer Ribbons for Gastric (Stomach) Cancer Awareness
Gastric (stomach) cancer occurs when cancer cells form in the lining of the stomach. Risk factors include smoking, infection with H. pylori bacteria, and certain inherited conditions.
Gastric (Stomach) Cancer, Childhood - see Unusual Cancers of Childhood - Gold or Periwinkle Cancer Ribbons
Gold Cancer Ribbons or Periwinkle Cancer Ribbons for Childhood Gastric (Stomach) Cancer Awareness
Gastric (stomach) cancer occurs when cancer cells form in the lining of the stomach.
Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor - Zebra Cancer Ribbons
Zebra Cancer Ribbons for Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
Gastrointestinal (GI) carcinoid tumors are slow-growing tumors that form in the GI tract, mainly in the rectum, small intestine, or appendix.
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) (Soft Tissue Sarcoma) - Purple or Yellow Cancer Ribbons
Purple Cancer Ribbons or Yellow Cancer Ribbons for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) (Soft Tissue Sarcoma) Awareness
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) may be malignant (cancer) or benign (not cancer). They are most common in the stomach and small intestine but may be found anywhere in or near the GI tract. Soft tissue sarcoma is a broad term for cancers that start in soft tissues (muscle, tendons, fat, lymph and blood vessels, and nerves). These cancers can develop anywhere in the body but are found mostly in the arms, legs, chest, and abdomen.
Germ Cell Tumors - Gold Cancer Ribbons
Gold Cancer Ribbons for Germ Cell Tumors
Germ cell tumors are malignant (cancerous) or nonmalignant (benign, noncancerous) tumors that are comprised mostly of germ cells. Germ cells are the cells that develop in the embryo (fetus, or unborn baby) and become the cells that make up the reproductive system in males and females. These germ cells follow a midline path through the body after development and descend into the pelvis as ovarian cells or into the scrotal sac as testicular cells. Most ovarian tumors and testicular tumors are of germ cell origin. The ovaries and testes are called gonads.
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease - Purple Cancer Ribbons
Purple Cancer Ribbons for Gestational Tromphoblastic Disease Awareness
Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) is a general term for rare tumors that form from the tissues surrounding fertilized egg. GTD is often found early and usually cured. Hydatidiform mole (HM) is the most common type of GTD.