Cancer are a British death/thrash metal band formed in Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire in 1988.  After releasing 5 full-length albums from 1988 through 1995, Cancer split up in 1996.  The group attained some level of success before their break-up, and their album Death Shall Rise (1991), is considered to be one of the top death metal albums of all time.   As of 2013, Cancer has reformed with it's original line-up.  They will be making an exclusive US appearance, their first in the since 1993, at Maryland Deathfest 2014.