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Part of speech: Noun

 Cancer is a growing problem.

  • "We need changes in the direction the  cancer research is going. We need access to care beyond mammograms. We need to know what is causing the disease, and we need a cure. " - Barbara Brenner - 103
  •  Cancer cells divide without control or order. - 11787
  •  Cancer affects people at all ages, but risk increases with age. - 11788
  • Smoking is the single biggest preventable cause of  cancer. - 11789
  • Adults tend to be more resistant to diseases than young children. - 167
  • It is better to prevent disease than to treat it after it occurs. - 724
  Key words: Cancer, Cancers, Disease, Health, Pain  

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)  

Question: What is  cancer?
  Answer:  Cancer is a disease where abnormal cells grow rapidly and invade surrounding tissue. - 104

Question: What is the treatment for colorectal  cancer?
  Answer: Surgery is the main treatment for colorectal  cancer. - 291

Question: What is disease?
  Answer: Disease is an illness, sickness, disorder, or abnormal condition of any body organ, structure, or system. - 241

Question: What causes diseases?
  Answer: Diseases can be caused by: nutritional deficiency, poisons, parasites, bacterial infection, viruses, or genetic anomalies. - 242

Topics from our world ...

  External related links to the world ...  

National Cancer Institute
 National Cancer Institute - 133
 Cancer - 5224
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
 H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute - 134
Cancer information
 Cancer information - 135 - Diseases, and Infections - Diseases, and Infections

 Medical information about: Cancer, Crohns, Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes, Disease, HIV, AIDS, Infection, Mad cow, and Migraine. - 240
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - 241
National Organization for Rare Disorders
 National Organization for Rare Disorders

 Prevention, treatment and cure of rare diseases. - 242

  User Comments and Quotes  
Author: Professor Rosalie David - Id: 1286

 "Cancer appears to be a modern disease created by modern life."

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