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Stomach cancer happens when the replications of the cells overlying the stomach wall become uncontrolled or autonomous. It is the second highest cause of death from cancer in the world. In Malaysia it is the sixth commonest cancer among men and the tenth commonest cancer among women ...
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Ovarian cancer is a cancer that arises from the ovaries. Ovaries are a pair of organs that produce eggs and hormones in the female. Ovarian cancer is common in women above 40 years and peaks among 55 to 60 years of age, but it can also occur in women of ...
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Laryngeal cancer is caused by smoking. In America, 11,000 new cases are reported daily. It makes up 25% of head and neck cancers and 1% of all types of cancer. One third of the patients died because of difficulty in breathing and most are at the age of 60 – 70 years old. The ratio between men and women is 4: 1 and most of them are smokers ...
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DON’T WAIT UNTIL THIS STAGE ! Early detection results in the best outcome. Most cancer can be treated if treated at an early stage. INTRODUCTION Cancer is an abnormal tissue growth in the human body. Depending on the type of cancer, some progressively enlarges and some are slow growing. Most ...
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What is leukaemia? Leukaemia is a cancer of blood originating from bone marrow. Bone marrow is an organ presence in every human bone that is producing blood cells. Leukemic cells is an abnormal cancer cells capable of rapidly proliferating and long lasting compared to normal blood cells. With these reasons, ...
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Introduction Cancer occurs when normal cells undergo a transformation and grow out of control. These cells will form a growth or tumour which is different from the original tissues. Tumour is dangerous because it uses up oxygen, nutrients and invade nearby tissues. This results in damage or loss of normal ...
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Introduction Hepatoma or hepatocellular carcinoma is a type of cancer originating from the liver. It is also commonly referred as liver cancer. This is not the same as cancer originating from the other organs and are spread to the liver. Hepatoma or Hepatocellular carcinoma is one of the most common ...
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Introduction Skin cancers are uncontrolled growths of skin with presence of abnormal (malignant) skin cells. There are different types of skin cancers arising from various layers of the skin. The three main type of skin cancer are: basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and malignant melanoma. Melanoma is ...
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What is Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma? Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is a cancer that originates in the nasopharynx. Where is the nasopharnyx? Located behind / at the back of your nose and above the back of your throat (refer picture). Incidence of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Report by the National Cancer Registry (2003-2005), NPC is the ...
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What is Prostate? The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located behind the base of the penis, in front of the rectum and below the bladder. It surrounds the urethra, the tube-like channel that carries urine and semen through the penis. The prostate's main function is to produce seminal fluid, the ...
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What is colorectal The colon and rectum make up the large intestine, which plays an important role in the body's ability to process waste. The colon makes up the first 5 to 6 feet of the large intestine, and the rectum makes up the last 6 inches, ending at the ...
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What is cervix? Cervix which is the lower, narrow part of the uterus. The uterus holds the growing fetus during pregnancy. The cervix connects the lower part of the uterus to the vagina and, with the vagina, forms the birth canal What is type of cervix cancer? Cervical cell abnormalities ...
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What is breast cancerBreast cancer is the most common form of cancer affecting women in Malaysia. About one in 19 women in this country are at risk, compared to one in eight in Europe and the United States. Breast cancer is a malignant (cancerous) tumor that starts from cells of ...
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What is cancer Cancer is a disease of the body's cells. Normally, the cells multiply in an orderly way, allowing your body to grow and to heal after an Injury. Occasionally some cells behave in an abnormal way leading to uncontrolled replication and interaction. They may grow into a lump ...
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