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BREAST CANCER

The most common tumour in women, 216,000 women in the United States are diagnosed and 40,000 die each year with breast cancer. Men also get breast cancer at a rate of 150:1. Breast cancer is hormone-dependent. Women with late menarche, early menopause, and first full-term pregnancy by age 18 have a significantly reduced risk. The [...]

Cancer

Cancer is the disease resulting from the failure of immune system. Immune system is constituted of tissues, organs and vessels. The immune system works on the principle of recognition of self and non self. It works against the foreign attackers causing inflammation and injuries. Sometimes the cells do not identify the cancer germs as the [...]

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer affects both men and women and is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Colorectal cancer is one of the treatable and curable forms of cancer. Early detection saves lives. Unfortunately, information leads from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 42% of adults in the target age group [...]