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Cancer

Cancer involves abnormal growth of cells that eventually invade other organs and spread to the other parts of the body. There are over 100 types of cells affecting human beings. Cancer has been linked to excessive tobacco use, alcohol consumption, eating a lot of processed foods, obesity, lack of exercise and poor diet. Not all, but a lot of cancers can be prevented by following a correct lifestyle comprising of a healthy diet of fruits, grains and vegetables, avoiding processed food and red meat and with vaccination against certain infections. Men and women above 60 should go for yearly screening of breast/prostrate to detect it early.

Cancer affects more than 20% of older adults in India. Age is one of the major factors for cancer. With advancing age, you are at more risk for cancer. There is something that is more terrible than cancer though....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDIrvUE5vOM Cancer is the second most common disease in India responsible for maximum mortality with about 0.3 million deaths per year, suggests a report published by ReasearchGate. Owing to the increasing life expectancy and the amount of carcinogenic exposure, the...
What is Cancer? Cancer is a group of diseases where abnormal cells divide uncontrollably. It is the second most common cause of death in developing countries. Understanding Cancer Growth The human body is made of basic units called cells. Old cells...
Staging of cancer is done to find out the size of the tumor and the extent to which it has spread. Cancer is labeled typically between stages 0 and IV, IV being the most serious. These groups are based...
What is Chemo Brain? Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation therapy, often complain about problems like memory, attention, thinking and other mental problems. This ‘cloudy’ feeling or cognitive dysfunction is referred to as Chemo brain. Unlike the name suggests, recent researches...
What is Kidney Cancer? Kidneys are bean-sized organs located behind either side of the spine. They filter out waste from the blood and make urine. When there is abnormal growth of cells in the kidney, it causes kidney cancer. There...
What is home care? Cancer is a disease with a long recovery process. Medicines, chemotherapy, radiation and other aspects of treatments stress a patient out and many of them prefer to recover in the comfort of their homes. People find...
What is Liver Cancer Liver cancer occurs in the liver either primarily or as a spread from cancer at some other place in the body. Understanding Liver Cancer The liver is the largest internal organ. It has several important functions like storage of...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcdklLuCKvk Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in men and fifth most common cancer in men and women together. This cancer originates from the tissues lining the lungs and can spread to different parts of the body through...
According to statistics published by CancerIndia.org, the estimated number of people living with cancer in India are around 2.25 million, with 11,57,294 lakh cases diagnosed every year, and number of deaths registered to be 7,84,821. At times it is...

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