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The full list of cancers included is below.

Malignant neoplasms of the lip, tongue, salivary gland, floor of mouth, gum and other mouth, tonsil, oropharynx, hypopharynx, and other oral cavity and pharynx

Malignant neoplasm of the nasopharynx

Malignant neoplasms of the nose, nasal cavity, middle ear, and accessory sinuses

Malignant neoplasm of the larynx

Malignant neoplasm of the esophagus

Malignant neoplasm of the stomach

Malignant neoplasm of the colon and rectum

Malignant neoplasm of the liver and intrahepatic bile duct

Malignant neoplasms of the retroperitoneum and peritoneum, omentum, and mesentery 6

Malignant neoplasms of the trachea; bronchus and lung; heart, mediastinum and pleura; and other ill-defined sites in the respiratory system and intrathoracic organs


Malignant neoplasms of the soft tissues (sarcomas)

Malignant neoplasms of the skin (melanoma and nonmelanoma), including scrotal cancer

Malignant neoplasm of the breast

Malignant neoplasm of the ovary

Malignant neoplasm of the urinary bladder

Malignant neoplasm of the kidney

Malignant neoplasms of renal pelvis, ureter and other urinary organs

Malignant neoplasms of the eye and orbit

Malignant neoplasm of the thyroid

Malignant neoplasms of the blood and lymphoid tissues (including, but not limited to, lymphoma, leukemia, and myeloma)

Childhood cancers

Rare cancers

ABC News' Suzan Clarke, Kim Carollo and Courtney Hutchison contributed to this report. Additional information from The Associated Press.

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