ABOUT CANCER

ABOUT CANCER

Cancer is a group of diseases caused by the uncontrolled growth of cells in the body that can affect any part of the body. There are many factors that increase the risk of developing cancer.

What is cancer?

“Cancer” is a generic term that designates a broad group of diseases that can affect any part of the body.

The cancer has its origins in the cells, the fundamental units that make up the human body. Cells have their own life cycle: they are born, they grow, divide to form new cells, and die. They are dividing periodically and on a regular basis in order to replace the already aged or dead, and thereby to maintain the integrity and the correct functioning of the various organismos. This process is known as cell cycle.

When is altered, and a cell begins to divide uncontrollably, forming new cells that the body needs them, and the older ones do not die when they should do it, is when you form a tumor. That is to say, a tumor is a mass that is formed from the multiplication uncontrolled celulas.

Not all tumours are cancerous or malignant; also loserated benign when their cells do not have the ability to invade and destroy other organs.

*Article by Anthony France