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Title: Cancer All You Need To Know About


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CANCERAll You Need To Know About!
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What is Cancer?
  • Cancer is when abnormal cells divide in an
    uncontrolled way.
  • Some of the bodys cells begin to divide without
    stopping and spread into surrounding tissues.
  • There are more than 200 different Types of
    Cancer.
  • Cancer is one of the most common diseases in the
    World.

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Types of Cancers
  • Lung
  • Breast
  • Colorectum
  • Prostate
  • Stomach
  • Liver
  • Cervix uteri
  • Oesophagus
  • Bladder
  • Leukaemia

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What Causes Cancer?
  • Mutations Genetic
  • Tobacco Alcohol Use
  • Overweight Obesity
  • Dietary Factors
  • Physical Inactivity
  • Radiation

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Symptoms of Cancer
  • Fatigue Pain
  • Loss of Appetite or Anorexia
  • Weight Loss
  • Difficulty in Swallowing Tastelessness
  • Mouth Ulcers Sores
  • Difficulty in Breathing or Shortness of Breath
  • Anxiety Depression
  • Dry Skin, Itching Abnormal changes in Warts or
    Moles

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Treatments For Cancer
  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Targeted Therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Hormonal Therapy
  • Biological Therapy
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant

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How to Prevent Cancer?
  • Eating a Healthy Balanced Diet
  • Maintaining a healthy and normal body weight
  • Stopping smoking completely
  • Consuming less alcohol
  • Preventing prolonged exposure of bare skin to the
    sun
  • Genetic Testing
  • Screening
  • Vaccines for Cancer prevention

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Cancer Stats Fact
  • Only a very small percentage of cancers (between
    5-10) have a genetic link.
  • Environmental factors(Air, water, food) can
    increase your risk of Cancer.
  • More than 90 of all Lung Cancer cases are caused
    by Smoking.
  • 22 of all Cancer deaths are due to Lung Cancer
    resulting from Smoking.

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