What is Cancer Prevention?

What is Cancer Prevention? Cancer prevention refers to any action that an individual takes to lower their chances of getting cancer. Beyond the physical problems and emotional distress that cancer causes patients, the high costs of care associated with cancer are also a burden to patients, their families and the public.  By preventing cancer and […]

What is Cancer?

What is Cancer? Cancer is the name that scientists have given to a collection of related diseases that are characterized by the abnormal and continuous growth of cells.  Cancer can start almost anywhere in the human body, affecting any age group and typically presents as solid tumors (masses of tissue) with the exception of cancers […]