Cancer Ribbons - H | 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 H.
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.
Hairy Cell Leukemia - Orange Cancer Ribbons
Orange Cancer Ribbons for Hairy Cell Leukemia Awareness
Hairy cell leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. This rare type of leukemia gets worse slowly or does not get worse at all. The disease is called hairy cell leukemia because the leukemia cells look "hairy" when viewed under a microscope.
Head and Neck Cancer - Red and White Pinstripes Cancer Ribbons
Red and White Pinstripes Cancer Ribbons for Head and Neck Cancer Awareness
Head and neck cancers include cancers in the larynx, throat, lips, mouth, nose, and salivary glands. Tobacco use, heavy alcohol use, and infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) increase the risk of head and neck cancers.
Heart Tumors, Childhood - see Unusual Cancers of Childhood - Gold or Red Cancer Ribbons
Gold Cancer Ribbons or Red Cancer Ribbons for Childhood Heart Tumor Awareness
Most tumors that form in the heart are benign (not cancer). Before birth and in newborns, the most common benign heart tumors are teratomas. An inherited condition called tuberous sclerosis can cause heart tumors to form in a fetus or newborn. Malignant tumors that begin in the heart are even more rare than benign heart tumors in children.
Hepatocellular (Liver) Cancer - Green Cancer Ribbons
Green Cancer Ribbons for Hepatocellular (Liver) Cancer Awareness
Liver cancer includes hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma). Risk factors for HCC include chronic infection with hepatitis B or C and cirrhosis of the liver.
Histiocytosis, Langerhans Cell - Blue Cancer Ribbons
Blue Cancer Ribbons for Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Awareness
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare blood cancer that forms when a type of white blood cell called Langerhans cells becomes abnormal and grows in different parts of the body. LCH is most common in young children but can occur at any age.
Hodgkin Lymphoma - Purple Cancer Ribbons
Purple Cancer Ribbons for Hodgkin Lymphoma Awareness
Lymphoma is a broad term for cancer that begins in cells of the lymph system. The two main types are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Hodgkin lymphoma can often be cured. The prognosis of NHL depends on the specific type. Hodgkin lymphoma is a type of cancer that develops in the lymph system, part of the body's immune system. The immune system protects the body from foreign substances, infection, and diseases.
Hypopharyngeal Cancer (Head and Neck Cancer) - Red and White Pinstripes Cancer Ribbons
Red and White Pinstripes Cancer Ribbons for Hyppopharyngeal Cancer (Head and Neck Cancer) Awareness
Head and neck cancers include cancers in the larynx, throat, lips, mouth, nose, and salivary glands. Tobacco use, heavy alcohol use, and infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) increase the risk of head and neck cancers. The hypopharynx is the bottom part of the pharynx (throat).