Description: May 05, 2021 · Cancer is a disease in which some of the body’s cells grow uncontrollably and spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can start almost anywhere in the human body, which is made up of trillions of cells. Normally, human cells grow and multiply (through a process called cell division) to form new cells as the body needs them.
Description: Feb 03, 2022 · Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10 million deaths in 2020, or nearly one in six deaths. The most common cancers are breast, lung, colon and rectum and prostate cancers.
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Description: Learn about cancer research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education at cancer.org. American Cancer Society | Information and Resources about for Cancer: Breast, Colon, Lung, Prostate, Skin
Description: Apr 27, 2021 · Cancer refers to any one of a large number of diseases characterized by the development of abnormal cells that divide uncontrollably and have the ability to infiltrate and destroy normal body tissue. Cancer often has the ability to spread throughout your body. Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the world.
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Description: There are two main categories of cancer: Hematologic (blood) cancers are cancers of the blood cells, including leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. Solid tumor cancers are cancers of any of the other body organs or tissues. The most common solid tumors are breast, prostate, lung, and colorectal cancers.
Description: Jun 10, 2022 · Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells anywhere in a body. These abnormal cells are termed cancer cells, malignant cells, or tumor cells. These cells can infiltrate normal body tissues.