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Cancer is a serious disease which is responsible for major percentage of deaths in the world. A cancer can affect any part of the body. Till date there are over 100 types of cancer which are being detected and are also treated.
Anyone can get affected by the cancer, theirs no discrimination. Cancer is caused due to the multiplication of the cells in a continuous manner, which is considered to be abnormal since it cannot be controlled by the body. The greatest risk also involves in the cancer coming back and spreading to the other parts of the body. This growth or tumor is divided into two types, one which is benign tumor and the other which is malignant tumor. The malignant tumor is harmful as compared to the benign tumor.
There are various stages of the growth of cancer and timely help can prevent the death of the patient. Therefore detection of the cancer at an early stage is very necessary to give proper treatment, avoiding the risk of death of the patient. There are various types of cancer treatments practiced today to get rid of the cancer. The general cancer treatment involves chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy or biological therapy and also surgery which help in the removal of the tumor.
Though the cancer treatment is available in today’s world, coping with cancer is a very difficult task, which can highly affect the moral of the patient. Therefore, the patient needs a lot of support and love from his friends, relatives and family.
Strong cravings for alcohol can be sparked by the mere sight, smell and taste of a person’s favorite drink. Responses to such cues that are associated with the positive effects of drinking are a lead cause of relapse in abstinent alcoholics. Using a behavioral animal model, researchers of a new study, scheduled for publication in….
Alcohol-related deaths among First Nations in B.C. are a staggering five times higher than for other British Columbians, says a prominent First Nations doctor, who argues aboriginal leaders need to start working on an alcohol strategy to save lives. Dr. Evan Adams, aboriginal health physician adviser in the office of the Provincial Health Officer, believes….
Nearly 267,000 heroin and crack users are on benefits and will be required to own up to their drug problems and take treatment – or lose their money, James Purnell the work and pensions secretary, will say today. He will also announce measures that may take as many as 200,000 families out of child poverty…..
Bath salts, the synthetic drug also known as MDVP or methylenedioxypyrovalerone, has been found to be more dangerous than cocaine which causes much reason for alarm. This drug causes prolonged effects of the neurotransmitters responsible for dopamine and norepinephrine by blocking reuptake at brain nerve cells. The result is increased hyperactivity, rapid heart rate, increased….
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and getting the Hepatitis B vaccine is the most effective way of preventing liver cancer, writes KASMIAH MUSTAPHA. IT may not have received as much attention as other forms of cancer, but in reality, liver cancer is the most common cancer in the world. It is also the third leading cause….