Cancer all you need to know about

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CANCERAll You Need To Know About!

What is Cancer?Cancer is when abnormal cells divide in an uncontrolled way.Some of the bodys cells begin to divide without stopping and spread into surrounding tissues.There are more than 200 different Types of Cancer.Cancer is one of the most common diseases in the World.

Types of CancersLungBreastColorectumProstateStomachLiverCervix uteriOesophagusBladderLeukaemia

What Causes Cancer?Mutations & GeneticTobacco & Alcohol UseOverweight & ObesityDietary FactorsPhysical InactivityRadiation

Symptoms of CancerFatigue & PainLoss of Appetite or AnorexiaWeight LossDifficulty in Swallowing & TastelessnessMouth Ulcers & SoresDifficulty in Breathing or Shortness of BreathAnxiety & DepressionDry Skin, Itching & Abnormal changes in Warts or Moles

Treatments For CancerSurgeryChemotherapyRadiation TherapyTargeted TherapyImmunotherapyHormonal TherapyBiological TherapyPhotodynamic TherapyBone Marrow Transplant

How to Prevent Cancer?Eating a Healthy & Balanced DietMaintaining a healthy and normal body weightStopping smoking completelyConsuming less alcoholPreventing prolonged exposure of bare skin to the sunGenetic TestingScreeningVaccines for Cancer prevention

Cancer: Stats & FactOnly a very small percentage of cancers (between 5-10%) have a genetic link.Environmental factors(Air, water, food) can increase your risk of Cancer.More than 90% of all Lung Cancer cases are caused by Smoking.22% of all Cancer deaths are due to Lung Cancer resulting from Smoking.

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