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About Cancer

Cancer occurs when cells begin to divide and reproduce abnormally. If unstopped, cancer will continue to grow and spread across the body (called metastasis). There are many types of cancer, and it can begin in almost any organ. Often, cancers will form large, solid masses of cancer cells called tumors. Multiple factors such as genetics, diet, and tobacco use can increase the risk of developing cancer, so researchers are working to better understand these effects. Early detection can make treatment more successful, and many researchers focus on ways to spot warning signs earlier. Because powerful treatments like chemotherapy and radiation are needed to defeat cancer, there is always a push to find new, effective treatments with minimal side effects.

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  Colorectal Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Lung Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Breast Cancer, Other Cancers, Liver Cancer, Melanoma, Leukemia, Lymphoma

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