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The main cancer category is for all cancer related articles that do not fall into a specific subcategory below. Cancer is any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division. Cancer terms might include: Tumor, Cyst, Polycystic, Malignant, Benign, Metastasis, Sarcoma, Carcinoma, Oncology, Patho, Cancer Research, Symptoms, Treatment, and many others.
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Things You Should Know If You Have Cancer

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 Mohamed Shaker (November 02, 2016)  Cancer is the single most terrifying diagnoses in the medical world. Knowledge can provide relief whether you or someone you care about is suffering from it, or just want to prevent it. By following the ideas in this article, you will be able to lessen the stress associated with your dealings with cancer. Excessive exposure to the sun can lead to cancer, and skin cancer is a common .. (Cancer)

A Cancer Diagnosis Is Not The End Of The World - Read These Helpful Tips

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 Mohamed Shaker (October 31, 2016)  You don't ask to have cancer, but you can have control of your treatment, care, and attitude. Look for opportunities to apply the information from this article as you battle cancer. Cancer is a tumultuous time for both the patient and their family. There are many options in dealing with cancer, and there are many options for cures, too. Consult with your doctor on a regular basis. One . (Cancer)

Empowering Cancer Fighting Tips, Tricks, And Advice

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 Mohamed Shaker (October 29, 2016)  Receiving the horrible news that you have cancer should immediately take your mind to one place and one place only-recovery. Fully research treatment and establish a strong support base, and read this article for tips on how to live with cancer. The diagnosis of cancer challenges the patient, but it also takes a toll on the family as well. However, there are many options for treatment .. (Cancer)

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 Ivan Das (March 08, 2016)  For many years now, people have had this apprehension that overseas locations are apt for treatment of dreaded diseases like cancer or sensitive surgeries and treatments related to brain. But, the times have changed and changed for good. India is now a budding destination for medical tourism. People from abroad are seeking medical services here, against their own countries as well, due .. (Cancer)

How to save your life from Cancer

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 Kevin Rude (January 21, 2014)  It is never too early to begin screening for cancer. Although, it is not very common to develop most cancers at an early age, you can never be too careful. There are a few different ways to get tested and screened for cancer. Checking for cancer (or for conditions that may lead to cancer) in people who have no symptoms is called screening and may be done in various ways. The easiest .. (Cancer)

Brain Tumor Diagnosis - Causes and Signs

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 Pravakar Das (September 12, 2011)  Brain tumor is a severe nervous disorder which requires to be cured on right time. Apart from different treatments, radiation oncology is the perfect treatment methods for brain cancer. You can get many treatment processes in modern medical days which have been giving better benefit step by step. Very hard to diagnose the brain cancer disease. Very essential diagnosis its symptoms on .. (Cancer)

How to reduce the risk of lung cancer

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 Pravakar Das (August 22, 2011)  Lung cancer is one of the most death leading cancer throughout world and second important cancer after skin, eve though easily avoidable cancer and smoking is the most cause of cancer . like other cancers, lung cancer take too much time growth but once reach in late stage very difficult to treatment. Anybody easily prevent and reduce the risk of improving in the center stage. Beside .. (Cancer)

Morning cigarette smoking has higher cancer danger

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 James Spokerman (August 09, 2011)  Individuals who smoke soon following acquiring up in the morning are more probable to produce cancer than those who light up later on in the day, say US scientists. Scientists concerned in the small-scale examine explained the outcomes as a stark warning to people considering smoking. A research of 7,610 smokers, printed in the journal Cancer, said the result was independent of other .. (Cancer)

Have you been diagnostinc with Lymphoma ? Is Lymphoma Curable?

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 James Spokerman (August 07, 2011)  My introduction to lymphoma came one particular, quiet July afternoon in 2007 as I was sitting at my desk at operate. My husband referred to as. He had been feeling badly for the previous couple of weeks whilst we were on getaway and had just been to see the physician. Due to the fact there are countless various lymphomas, the curability of just about every case will change. When .. (Cancer)

Put Your Money To Good Use And Help Fight Cancer

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 Brad Roberts (August 03, 2011)  Many are familiar with Mary Kay products, but don't realize that there's much more to this woman than just her efforts to the aesthetic industry. Mary Kay Ash, the founding father of the company, did so much more during her time here on the planet. She was a good example of how one should live life while also helping others. Women who lacked self-esteem, opportunity and financial .. (Cancer)

Hyperthyroidism by Frederic Gaspoz

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 Frederic Gaspoz (June 08, 2011)  Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which an overactive thyroid gland is producing an excessive amount of thyroid hormones that circulate in the blood. Thyrotoxicosis is a toxic condition that is caused by an excess of thyroid hormones. Thyrotoxicosis can be caused by an excessive intake of thyroid hormone or by overproduction of thyroid hormones by the thyroid gland, as explains Frederic . (Cancer)

Intra Abdominal Malignant Soft Tissue Tumour Producing Hypoglycemia

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 Maneesh Kumar (March 22, 2011)  A 64 years old lady presented to us with complain of increasing abdominal girth and tight fitting garments day by day. On taking detail history we came to know that she was known diabetic taking insulin to combat hyperglycemia. Since last few months she had frequent episodes of hypoglycemia and ultimately forced to stop insulin. Even without treatment of diabetes and with proper diet, .. (Cancer)

A Voice Conserving Option For Advanced Laryngeal Cancer

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 Maneesh Kumar (March 21, 2011)  Laryngeal cancer is the second common Head & Neck cancer in the United States, despite all the measures to curb, we in India also have high incidence because of habit of consumption of tobacco and Alcohol. The ultimate goal of every clinician treating laryngeal cancer is to remove the disease with the preservation of voice and swallowing. Early glottic and supraglottic cancers are .. (Cancer)

Oral Sequaelae Of Head And Neck Radiotherapy And Their Prevention

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 Maneesh Kumar (March 21, 2011)  Head and neck cancers usually refer to the neoplasms arising from below skull base to the region of thoracic inlet. Structures of the head and neck are responsible for various important functions like vision, hearing, smell, taste, deglutition and breathing. Any neoplasm arising from head and neck jeopardize these functions. The other important aspect is the cosmetic disturbance which .. (Cancer)

How to use your eyes to read your health

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 Hillary Glaser (February 22, 2011)  Your eyes are able to show you far more than the world around you - they are also an indicator of many bigger ailments that your body might be fighting such as hepatitis, cancer, thyroid disease and more. Your eyes really are a mirror. . . to your body and its inner workings; and if you know how to decipher its codes, it can tell you exactly what is happening inside your body and .. (Cancer)

Early Signs of Lung Cancer

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 Boing Vitunov (October 12, 2010)  Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the developed world. Mostly more than 80% of lung cancers are caused by smoking tobacco or by indirect exposure to tobacco smoke or passive smoking. The other main causes are breathing industrial chemicals such as asbestos, arsenic and polycyclic hydrocarbons or the natural radioactive gas, radon. Like most cancers, the risk of .. (Cancer)

Support Cancer Teams for Healing

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 Kimberly W (October 06, 2010)  The best way to support cancer patients, cancer survivors and efforts to find a cure is through support cancer teams for healing. These groups can help cancer patients and survivors by giving them a goal to achieve and strive for. Support Cancer Teams Such groups help the friends, families and loved ones of cancer patients by supporting them to fight the disease. By participating in .. (Cancer)

Cancer Support Group for Caregivers

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 Kimberly W (October 06, 2010)  Cancer is a harsh and terrible disease for both the person diagnosed and his/her family members. Apart from being a life-changing experience for the patient, caregivers also need help going though this hard time. Cancer support can be of great help, both the one found online and its real life counterpart. Sharing your experience with other people that are going through the same thing .. (Cancer)

10 Healthy Lifestyle for Reducing Your Risk of Many Cancer

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 Lovel Rose (May 10, 2010)  Cancer is a major causes of mortality around the world. Approximately 12 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed and caused more than 7 million deaths worldwide in 2008. A major study from the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) found that an estimated 39% of the 12 cancer cases could be prevented by improving the lifestyle choices. Previous studies have suggested that approximately .. (Cancer)

Transitioning into the pH miracle diet

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 Douglas Fanning (April 28, 2010)  Transitioning into the pH miracle diet The pH miracle diet is one of the most revolutionary diets to grow in popularity in the past few years. The eating principles of the diet (vegetarian, organic foods) are not new, but the addition of the “pH factor" is definitely something that has not been readily seen in the world of nutrition. The acid/alkaline balance of our bodies is .. (Cancer)

Kill The Cancer Right Away

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 Janusz Janulis (July 26, 2009)  Activities for people with Alzheimer Alzheimer’s is one disease that people dread to be diagnosed with. Who can blame them? It is one of the most debilitating disease known to man and it affects not only one area or one system but all. Of course, since it is a progressive disease, effects on the various systems of the body does not happen at one time. ATTENTION!!! Please read .. (Cancer)

Cancer Causes and Symptoms - External Factors

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 K. Ngo (January 15, 2009)  Cancer is caused by both external factors (tobacco, chemicals, radiation and infectious organisms) and internal factors (inherited mutations, hormones, immune conditions, and mutations that occurs from metabolism). We will go into the external factors a bit more detail here. Smoking has shown to cause cancers of the lungs, the throat and mouth. Cigarette smoking and exposure to .. (Cancer)

Cancer Diagnosis - Causes and Treatment

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 Thomas Steve Johnson (January 15, 2009)  Cancer is one of the life threatening diseases, but now the possibility of cancer cure has grown very high. It is so due to the production of high quality medical resources, researches on it for a long time and technology development. According to reports by W. H. O. , one out of three women and one out of four men are prone to getting cancer in the world. Now with such alarming figures . (Cancer)

Definition of Cancer and Cancer Related Facts

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 Parvesh Ramsohok (January 15, 2009)  Cancer is the term used to define the diseases with which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably. These abnormal cells have the ability to ‘invade’ tissues within the body and are spread through the blood stream and lymph system. In a normal situation, cells develop, divide and die. These normal cells develop and divide less and less as we grow older, until they only divide .. (Cancer)

Physiological and Psychological Effects of Cancer

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 Parvesh Ramsohok (January 15, 2009)  Cancer is, as we know, a life changing experience for both the cancer sufferer, their friends and families. Cancer and cancer treatment both have rather drastic psychological and physiological effects on the sufferer. Knowing of these effects before treatment may give you a head-start and a chance to mentally prepare yourself, just a little, for what is to come. This information may .. (Cancer)

Introduction to Cancer Genetics

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 Joy Wolfram (January 15, 2009)  Cancer is a general term, describing a group of different diseases. Because these diseases are different, it is unlikely that a general cure for cancer will evolve. Each type of cancer needs its own treatment program. There are two common properties for all types of cancer: 1. Abnormal proliferation (so called neoplasia, that results in a neoplasm structure) 2. Invasive ability. .. (Cancer)

Radiation Treatments - A Real Life Experience of Preparing For and Having Radiation Treatment

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 Pamela I Jones (January 15, 2009)  Having radiation treatment is sometimes part of having cancer, which can be scary if you are not sure what to expect. I have included an excerpt from my book, Navigating Across the Unpredictable “C", a true life story about the trials and triumphs of living with cancer which has some tips on what to expect prior to having radiation treatment. "I didn't feel like talking much that . (Cancer)

Facts About Cancer Fighting Foods That Can Help Cure Cancer

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 Alan Wighton (January 14, 2009)   "We are what we eat" and “We dig our graves with our knives and forks" are two statements we might not want to hear but they are nevertheless very true. Our food choices or what we eat on a daily bases is of paramount importance when it comes to our health. Food is medicine, we take when we are well; in order to stay well as it builds up our immunity to all diseases through our .. (Cancer)

Side Effects of Chemotherapy

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 Laurie Walker (January 14, 2009)  You can imagine a situation where apart from the anguish of having cancer, patients receiving chemotherapy for it find that they also have to deal with the side effects of the treatment which can be fairly devastating. Fortunately like most things in life, understanding the side effects and the causes for it is an excellent place to start in alleviating the suffering. And understanding . (Cancer)

What Are Carcinogens?

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 Joseph Devine (January 13, 2009)  There are a number of items throughout the world that are known, or suspected, to cause cancer. These items are cause carcinogens and can be nearly anything. Carcinogen, as a term, can refer to any substance, form of radiation, or radionuclide that is an agent directly involve in the promotion of cancer or in the increase of cancer's growth. The ability of something to cause cancer may . (Cancer)

Why Chemotherapy is Always a Bad Choice For Cancer Treatment

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 Joshua McCarron (January 13, 2009)  Let's just start this by saying it straight out. Chemotherapy drugs are poison and should be avoided at all costs when trying to cure yourself of cancer. Countless doctors and drug companies around the world would argue that point to the bitter end, but that doesn't make it any less true. In fact, certain polls and questionnaires show that upwards of 75% of doctors would refuse the very . (Cancer)

Melanoma Nevi Gallery - What is It?

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 Ian Pennington (January 13, 2009)  The Melanoma Nevi Gallery, one of many cancer resources, consists of photos and pictures of the dermal component of various melanomas, and provides an invaluable visual aid for the identification of possible malignancies. Malignant melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer. Melanomas belong to a larger group of tumors known as melanocytic tumors, some of which are benign. Melanoma . (Cancer)

A Brain Cancer Cure - What it Takes to Create One Naturally

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 Dr. James Chappell (January 13, 2009)  Sarah was a young girl with brain cancer. She went to UCLA and they cut a quarter of her brain away. They used chemotherapy, radiation, gave her all kinds of drugs - and when it didn't work, they sent her home to die. When I met her, she had been given three months to live. She needed a brain cancer cure, and fast, or it was all over for her. Three months to live is not a long time for . (Cancer)

Resveratrol and Cancer Prevention

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 Mo Devine (January 13, 2009)  There are numerous studies concerning resveratrol and cancer prevention.  Every time scientists discover a new antioxidant, they start conducting studies.  As time goes by, there are likely to be other scientists with conflicting data.  Why? Scientists use different methods.  Sometimes, their studies are not sound.  It is hard to compare data from one group to the next to due .. (Cancer)

Hair Loss - Emotions of Cancer Survivors

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 Cathy Chapman, Ph.D. (January 12, 2009)  "When you lose your hair . . . your femininity has been questioned . . . “ - anonymous breast cancer survivor Witnessing friends’ fight for life after hearing the words, “You have cancer, " has been one of the most painful and most precious experiences of my life. The reality of their journey hit home when their hair began to go little by little, or almost all at .. (Cancer)

How to Avoid Cancer With a Better Lifestyle

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 James S. Pendergraft (January 12, 2009)  Cancer is a disease which can occur in any part of our body. It is generally caused when body cells in a particular region starts multiplying and grows more in number than required by that organ. These multiple cells take the form of a tumor. Cancer causing factors may be hereditary or a person's eating habit and lifestyle. Hence it becomes essential for everybody to make a change in .. (Cancer)

Bladder Cancer - Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

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 James S. Pendergraft (January 12, 2009)  Bladder is a hollow organ located in lower abdomen i. e. the pelvic region which stores urine coming from kidney. Bladder cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer; seen more in aged people. Men are said to be infected by this tumor more than women. Studies suggest that the ratio of men getting infected is 1:30 whereas for women the ratio is 1: 90. Bladder cancer can be benign .. (Cancer)

The Link Between Negative Emotions and Cancer

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 James S. Pendergraft (January 12, 2009)  The stress and negative attitude can be dangerous for your wealth as well as health. Almost every medical expert clears up this fact that the higher the amount of stress is, the higher will be the density of your physical illness. Statistics reveals that mental stress and negative emotional is responsible for around 85% of physical disorders. Not only our mental health is affected due .. (Cancer)

How Many People Die From Cancer Each Year?

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 K. Ngo (January 12, 2009)  In 2005, cancer strikes an estimated 1.4 million people in North America. There are about 565,650 Americans expected to die of cancer in 2008, killing more than 1,500 people each day and it is accounted for 1 of every 4 deaths. Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the US, exceeded only by heart diseases, and if current trends continue, it is expected to be the leading .. (Cancer)

The 2 Things Needed For a Natural Cancer Cure

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 Dr. James Chappell (January 11, 2009)  People who are going to create a natural cancer cure when conventional medicine has not worked need 2 life-savers to be working for them. With them, a natural cancer cure becomes possible. The first life-saver is hope. Without hope, they won't be open to trying anything new. The other life-saver is a plan. They need to know what to do! Let's start with the hope part. When medical .. (Cancer)

Take Brazilian Acai Fruit to Prevent Cancer

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 Ron Duckett (January 10, 2009)  The medicinal properties of the Brazilian acai fruit are legendary among the natives of the Amazon region. Since entering the US market, this mysterious berry has sparked interest among researchers in the academe. The acai berry has long been considered to be the number one superfood due to its being a rich source of natural antioxidants. But in 2006, the University of Florida .. (Cancer)

Cancer and Your Loved Ones

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 Stephen Luthy (January 09, 2009)  Cancer and loved ones- how to manage this time of trial and stress with dignity. Cancer and your loved ones need to understand how to navigate through this time of ordeal and hardship with some guidelines. These guidelines make this period of time easier to handle and even endure more easily. Almost every family has someone who has been diagnosed with cancer. In fact, it is not .. (Cancer)

Cancer and Its Symptoms

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 Parvesh Ramsohok (January 09, 2009)  Unfortunately, it is hard to determine whether a patient has cancer just because he or she has a certain symptom and/or symptoms. This is mainly due to the fact that the symptoms of cancer can also be shared with much more common, less deadly ailments such as; regular headaches or migraines, period pains and many more common problems. If you have any doubts though, or if you have a .. (Cancer)

What Exactly is Cancer and What Are Cancer Treatments?

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 Jack Lalance (January 08, 2009)  Considering that cancer is the deadliest disease in the world, it is quite surprising that a great number of us are left to wonder “what exactly is cancer and how is cancer treated"? Do not feel bad if you are unaware of what cancer is because you would be in the minority. In the simplest way I can explain it, cancer is a disease where your body has abnormal cells, and they grow .. (Cancer)

Your Child Has Cancer

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 Ted Henry (January 08, 2009)  It's the beginning of the Holiday season. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and life just could not seem better. You and your spouse are doing well and quite satisfied in your career paths, you have a beautiful home, you have great friends, and you were just blessed with the wonderful addition of a new child to your family. Life is good. In the hustle of the Holiday your child .. (Cancer)

The Link Between Red Meat and Cancer Plus Other Cancer Risks

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 Kirsten Whittaker (January 08, 2009)  Colorectal cancer, also known as bowel cancer, is becoming an all to common form of cancer both in the United States and throughout the world. According to World Health Organization (WHO) numbers, this form of cancer accounts for 655,000 deaths worldwide each year - the third most common form of cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the Western world. A report .. (Cancer)

Diet During Chemotherapy

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 Kimberly Cohen (January 08, 2009)  I always thought I had fairly healthy eating habits. However, when I went for my first chemotherapy treatment, I met with a Nutritionist who went over what I should have in my diet during treatment and then beyond. One of the first things I was told was to maintain my current weight. Chemotherapy drugs are given to you based on your body weight and if your weight fluctuates during the .. (Cancer)

What You Need to Know About Cancer of the Liver

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 Raymond Edeh (January 07, 2009)  The exact cause of liver cancer has not been known but there are certain observations made by medical research experts concerning the disease. You need to know these findings so that you go check yourself to find out whether you are vulnerable to the disease or not. Researchers in hospitals and medical centers around the globe are working round the clock to discover more about what .. (Cancer)

Do Your Cosmetics Cause Cancer?

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 Gina Lopina (January 05, 2009)  The cosmetic industry is a $4 billion dollar a year business. Customers are continuously trying new products: anti-aging, anti-wrinkle, face lift creams, eye creams, not to mention the wide variety of colors available in eye shadow, blush, lipstick, eyeliner, mascara, and coordinating nail polish. The cosmetic companies come out with spring products, summer products, holiday party .. (Cancer)

How Does Cancer Start?

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 K. Ngo (January 04, 2009)  Cancer can occur in many areas of the body and behaves differently depending on its type and origin. Cancer consists of more than 100 different diseases, all characterized by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells. Cancer is a major health problem in North America, striking an estimated 1.4 million people a year and rising. It strikes men, women and children in every .. (Cancer)