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Cancer is a disease caused by the mutating cells in the body. Oncological tumors or carcinomas are divided into benign and malignant. Both of them are dangerous, but malignant tumors pose a major threat.
“Cancer” is a collective concept, a common name for a huge group of diseases that are united by one common feature - the way out of control of the processes of cells growth and reproduction (division). In the process of oncology disease development, one of the cells of the body changes and begins an endless process of reproducing of its kind. (more…)
What causes liver cancer?
Liver cancer is a fairly common type of oncology. It ranks fifth among the most common malignant tumors in men and eighth in women. Liver cancer is a malignant disease in which healthy liver cells are replaced by tumor cells. This type of cancer is predisposed to the rapid progression and spread of metastasis. (more…)
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How long can a person live with prostate cancer?
Prostate cancer is a problem which can be faced by every man. To date, there are no reliable methods of preventing this disease, nor reliable ways to know in advance what are the risks of facing a disaster in each specific case. However, doctors have already learned to recognize malignant growth at the earliest stages, and know how to treat tumors successfully. Therefore, if the oncologist
What does skin cancer look like?
Any kind of malignant tumors is manifested locally in the beginning — in the affected place, and then, if it's not treated, it affects health of the patient in general. In the case of skin cancer local symptoms preveal: people around can't recognise that the person is sick until late stages of the disease. Local symptoms of cancroid are noticeable with the naked eye: it can be a wound which doesn
What is cancer?
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What does cancer look like?
The tumor is one of the most severe and mysterious diseases. There are many reasons that may start the uncontrolled division of cancerous cells. But what are the inner molecular mechanisms of morbid growth? Perhaps this is because of the structure of the chromosomes of cancerous cells. (more…)
How does cancer kill you?
Death-defying are consequences of tumor growth which depend on many reasons and on tumor type. Most frequent reason of death is joined infection (quite often, pneumonia) connected with a tumor caused oppression of the immune system. This phenomenon is well described, but the reasons are not entirely clear. (more…)
What to say to someone with cancer?
The life of a person changes immediately after cancer is diagnosed. Different people react to cancer in different ways. Some people mobilize and concentrate all their forces into the fight against the disease for the quality of their life. Others are paralyzed by fear and they do not try to change anything. (more…)