What is Cancer?

What is Cancer? What Causes Cancer?

Cancer is a class of diseases characterized by out-of-control cell growth. There are over 100 different types of cancer, and each is classified by the type of cell that is initially affected.
Cancer harms the body when damaged cells divide uncontrollably to form lumps or masses of tissue called tumors (except in the case of leukemia where cancer prohibits normal blood function by abnormal cell division in the blood stream). Tumors can grow and interfere with the digestive, nervous, and circulatory systems, and they can release hormones that alter body function. Tumors that stay in one spot and demonstrate limited growth are generally considered to be benign.

Cancer cell
More dangerous, or malignant, tumors form when two things occur:
  1. a cancerous cell manages to move throughout the body using the blood or lymph systems, destroying healthy tissue in a process called invasion
  2. that cell manages to divide and grow, making new blood vessels to feed itself in a process called angiogenesis.
When a tumor successfully spreads to other parts of the body and grows, invading and destroying other healthy tissues, it is said to have metastasized. This process itself is called metastasis, and the result is a serious condition that is very difficult to treat.
In 2007, cancer claimed the lives of about 7.6 million people in the world. Physicians and researchers who specialize in the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer are called oncologists.

What causes cancer?

Cancer is ultimately the result of cells that uncontrollably grow and do not die. Normal cells in the body follow an orderly path of growth, division, and death. Programmed cell death is called apoptosis, and when this process breaks down, cancer begins to form. Unlike regular cells, cancer cells do not experience programmatic death and instead continue to grow and divide. This leads to a mass of abnormal cells that grows out of control.

What is cancer? - Video

A short, 3D, animated introduction to cancer. This was originally created by BioDigital Systems and used in the Stand Up 2 Cancer telethon.

Genes - the DNA type

Cells can experience uncontrolled growth if there are damages or mutations to DNA, and therefore, damage to the genes involved in cell division. Four key types of gene are responsible for the cell division process: oncogenes tell cells when to divide, tumor suppressor genes tell cells when not to divide, suicide genes control apoptosis and tell the cell to kill itself if something goes wrong, and DNA-repair genes instruct a cell to repair damaged DNA.
Cancer occurs when a cell's gene mutations make the cell unable to correct DNA damage and unable to commit suicide. Similarly, cancer is a result of mutations that inhibit oncogene and tumor suppressor gene function, leading to uncontrollable cell growth.


Carcinogens are a class of substances that are directly responsible for damaging DNA, promoting or aiding cancer. Tobacco, asbestos, arsenic, radiation such as gamma and x-rays, the sun, and compounds in car exhaust fumes are all examples of carcinogens. When our bodies are exposed to carcinogens, free radicals are formed that try to steal electrons from other molecules in the body. Theses free radicals damage cells and affect their ability to function normally.

Genes - the family type

Cancer can be the result of a genetic predisposition that is inherited from family members. It is possible to be born with certain genetic mutations or a fault in a gene that makes one statistically more likely to develop cancer later in life.

Other medical factors

Holding hands
As we age, there is an increase in the number of possible cancer-causing mutations in our DNA. This makes age an important risk factor for cancer. Several viruses have also been linked to cancer such as: human papillomavirus (a cause of cervical cancer), hepatitis B and C (causes of liver cancer), and Epstein-Barr virus (a cause of some childhood cancers). Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - and anything else that suppresses or weakens the immune system - inhibits the body's ability to fight infections and increases the chance of developing cancer.

What are the symptoms of cancer?

Cancer symptoms are quite varied and depend on where the cancer is located, where it has spread, and how big the tumor is. Some cancers

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every disease there is no cure

Thousands of patients have been successfully cured simply by reading the Holy Qur'an at a free clinic in the city of Grozny, the sound of a statement of the Chechen presidential website on Wednesday.
"Since opening day, the Islamic Medical Center has received more than 60,000 patients. The majority of those who have come have been recovered from his illness. The clinic helped them to heal with non-traditional way, ie by reading the Holy Koran, "said the statement.
President Ramzan Kadyrov took part in celebrations on Tuesday to mark the first anniversary of the Medical Center. He was awarded Medal of Akhmad Kadyrov, who is the highest decoration in the Republic of Chechnya, to David Selmurzayev, head of the Islamic Center.
Selmurzayev Kadyrov also thanked for giving him a chance to build the Islamic Medical Centre.
After that, he gives a picture with the inscription of God of the gemstone to Ramzan Kadyrov on behalf of all employees Pengobatam Center.
The treatment center has had a very wide popularity since the first day of operation, said Kadyrov.
"Medical Center has been very popular not only among the population of this country, but also Muslims from other Russian regions and CIS countries," said Kadyrov.
In addition to President Kadyrov, the names of others who also attended the commemoration is Health Minister Shakhid Akhmadov, Grozny Mayor Muslim Khuchiev, and center Adam Shakhidov Imam Mosque.
In the medical history, medication Islamic or Arabic medicine refers to the Islamic civilization developed in the mid and written in Arabic. Latin translations of Arabic medical performance have a significant influence on the development of modern medicine.
In Islamic tradition, the roots of Islamic medicine can be traced back to the time of Prophet Muhammad, with a number of hadiths regarding treatment. Some friends said to have succeeded in treating certain diseases by following medical advice from the Prophet. The three well-known method of healing that never mentioned by him is honey, cupping, and cautery (burning the body to remove diseased tissue), although the Prophet is generally opposed the cautery unless it is handled according to the disease. According to Ibn Hajar Al Asqalani, Prophet Muhammad did not like the methods of cautery as painful and dangerous for the patient.
Although recognized by medical experts before such as Imhotep, Hippocrates, and Galen, the Prophet Muhammad seems to be the first recorded stating directly that every disease has a medicine, according to some hadith Bukhari, Sunan Abi Dawood, and Al Muwatta, which states that the Prophet said: , "No disease God created, but has he also created an antidote."
The belief that there is a cure for every disease encourage the Muslims in the past is to engage in biomedical research and find a cure for every disease they know. Many early writers of Islamic medical science which is a cleric and not a doctor, and famous traditional medical practice has opened in time of the Prophet, as mentioned in the Qur'an and Hadith. (Rin / rn / ct / wp / sm) .*author:ASM. Romli
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way out there

Anywhere on earth, everyone would want a healthy, both physically and spiritually. This means that healthy is the most important thing than anything. Apabaila the sick, let alone can not do anything, everything becomes meaningless. Abundant wealth, cantin or handsome face, high office, or cleverness, will not mean anything if your body is to lay helpless.
Activities and enjoy life this can be done if the body healthy. Thus the bias or bias menikmatim will feel love hanging out when the family moved at each other or physically and spiritually healthy. Pain sometimes cause suffering like that is always murugn mood and pessimistic. It certainly makes life disrupted. These conditions are not only weakened his physical condition in the future, but also did not rule could cause a short life.
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Healthy sex

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Ejaculation problems is probably the most really serious sex disorders with male inside current world. Early ejaculation or Premature Ejaculation Treatment can be explained as the problem where men 
ejaculate’s prior to his sex partner. Practically 50% with guys skills premature ejaculation. Premature ejaculation can result in disturbed sex life, lack of self confidence, unhappy companions, bad self-esteem and droppedinterest.
depression. {Most of the men experience PE once in their lives}. poor communication and understanding between partners can cause PE. Moreover most of these muscle some weakness is also responsible for leading to Premature ejaculation. Premature ejaculation occurs due to lack of libido in the body and due to which it makes the person control over his ejaculation. As the person loses control over his ejaculation his performance also starts deteriorating.
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cure the disease of HIV / AIDS

The world is always concerned about a virus called HIV / AIDS. Imagine, this virus can infect humans without detectable and can only be felt if it had stepped on an advanced stage of severe and lead to death.
While the spread of HIV / AIDS virus is so deadly is very spread to various parts of the country, cities and even villages, so far not yet found a drug that can actually cure the disease that attacks the human immune system.
Drugs that exist today are simply slow down the spread in the body of the patient, but did not heal completely. In addition to these weaknesses, the price is relatively expensive, difficult to be found, and have a high failure rate in the process of holding the spread of the virus. Especially after it emerged that these drugs have side effects for the Drinker.

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A song can make you health.

Songs do not know It could also cure illnessI once read a story that .. there is a crazy mother who lost her son,his son died of an accident, a 10-year mother is exposed to a mental disorder due to the loss of his son.but one day his mother was in datangin by a lover of the child ..Mp3's and want to restore the poor guy to his mother, his lover is indeed very familiar with the girlfriend's mother.not only on the day the woman went to her and from her former lover, the.after long time not visiting because they want to forget her lover was,.the woman after marriage with a man, he returned to the mother's former lover was.and restore Mp3 with his daughter's favorite music.the mother had heard that song in like her son, ..shortly after that the mother directly taksadarkan self conscious for a while and come back ..with psychiatric conditions are much better ..I was thrilled to see the news ..

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benefits play war games

You know that you guys do not benefit mainka games during this ...?
turned in one of unifersitas in london,.observes that many of the benefits of our war gaming.one example is that we can make decisions quickly, catching and assertive.It is one of the results of his research.

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X-rays are part of the electromagnetic spectrum.
X-radiation (composed of X-rays) is a form of electromagnetic radiation. X-rays have a wavelength in the range of 0.01 to 10 nanometers, corresponding to frequencies in the range 30 petahertz to 30 exahertz (3 × 1016 Hz to 3 × 1019 Hz) and energies in the range 120 eV to 120 keV. They are shorter in wavelength than UV rays and longer than gamma rays. In many languages, X-radiation is called Röntgen radiation, after Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, who is generally credited as their discoverer, and who had named them X-rays to signify an unknown type of radiation.[1]:1–2 Correct spelling of X-ray(s) in the English language includes the variants x-ray(s) and X ray(s).[2] XRAY is used as a communications code word for the letter x. [3]

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medical equipment

Medical equipment is designed to aid in the diagnosis, monitoring or treatment of medical conditions. These devices are usually designed with rigorous safety standards. The medical equipment is included in the category Medical technology.
There are several basic types:

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Cancer /ˈkænsər/  ( listen) (medical term: malignant neoplasm) is a class of diseases in which a cell, or a group of cells display uncontrolled growth (division beyond the normal limits), invasion (intrusion on and destruction of adjacent tissues), and sometimes

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Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus, often simply referred to as diabetes—is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. This high blood sugar produces the classical symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and polyphagia (increased hunger).
There are three main types of diabetes:
  • Type 1 diabetes: results from the body's failure to produce insulin, and presently requires the person to inject insulin. (Also referred to as insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, IDDM for short, and juvenile diabetes.)
  • Type 2 diabetes: results from insulin resistance, a condition in which cells fail to use insulin properly, sometimes combined with an absolute insulin deficiency.
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Stir-Fried Noodles With Tofu and Peppers

Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times
7 to 8 ounces thin rice stick noodles
1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth

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Real Mental Health is HealthyPlace?

By John M Grohol PsyD

Who runs Real Mental Health? Who owns HealthyPlace.com? Are they one and the same?
These are interesting questions to ask, because you can’t find such information on their websites. What makes it even more interesting is what recently happened to the Real Mental Health website that demonstrates a behind-the-scenes connection between these two sites — a connection not acknowledged anywhere on either site.
Real Mental Health is a small mental health community built upon a third-party social networking suite of tools. The website used to reside at realmentalhealth.com. But at the end of May, the site suddenly went away without notice to its members. That’s when the intrigue began.

It came back a week later at a different URL (realmentalhealthsite.com), with little explanation as to what happened.

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Paying Doctors for Patient Performance

 Not long ago, a fellow doctor told me that his local health care insurers, in an effort to improve care and rein in costs, had been evaluating physicians and paying them according to their “quality ranking.” With “pay for performance” reimbursement, doctors who had, for example, managed more timely follow-up and achieved better test results with their diabetic or hypertensive patients would rank more highly and earn more in financial bonuses than physicians whose patients failed to meet the insurers’ guidelines.
Despite his own solid “ranking,” my colleague found himself growing more and more disenchanted with these types of reimbursement programs. “It sounds like a great idea,” he said, “but it assumes that what I do or say always has a direct effect on my patients’ health.” He described a long-term patient he had seen earlier in the week; she had poorly controlled diabetes yet failed to come into his office regularly in spite of his numerous requests.

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Health Insurance Blame Game – Stuck Between Insurance Company and Doctor’s Office

Do you ever feel like navigating the health insurance claim process is like walking through a maze blindfolded?  Our most recent experience leaves me wondering how many people get stuck paying hundreds of dollars for claims that should have been covered.
During a recent visit to the pediatrician the receptionist informed my wife we had a balance of over $300 outstanding. Luckily she only paid the co-pay and got the phone number of the billing department so I could call and investigate.
Doctor’s Office Perspective

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Doctor healthy Tips (Don't Let Your Anger Kill yourself)

Your Body: User’s Manual (Chapter 2)

Many believe that expressing our dissatisfaction and anger verbally or acting it out helps us deal with the negative feeling and stops it from harming us. However, recent scientific studies show that individuals who get cross are more prone to sufferstrokes, and sudden death. They are even more at risk than individuals with so-called “Type A Behavior”. Men who get angry are also more prone to aheart condition called “atrial fibrillation” where the atrium of the heart contracts quickly but ineffectively to pump blood around. This precipitates embolism and strokes. In the states, over 2 million people suffer from atrial fibrillation. With regard to sudden death, hot tempered men are at 1.2 times risk that of their calmer counterparts. A word on “Type A Behavior”: this describes those individuals who put their emphasis on ambition, efficiency, speed and competition. When we mention the term, we picture the quick-tempered, argumentative, impulsive, inflexible and loud-talking individuals. They are more prone to develop heartdisease.

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