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Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

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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Prostate Cancer

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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Colorectal Cancer

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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Cervix Cancer

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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Breast Cancer

What is breast cancer Breast 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 …

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What is cancer

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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