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Cancer treatment

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.

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