What is Cancer ?
What is cancer and types of cancer and how to Prevent from cancer? Cancer is caused when abnormal cells divide in an uncontrolled way? Some cancers then spread into other tissues being a greater problem and can affect other parts of the body as well. There are above 200 types of cancer but few of them are very common.
A primary tumor is the starting of Cancer. Cancer when spreads to other parts of the body, then a tumor is known as the secondary tumor or a metastasis.
Cancer and its treatment can affect many body systems which leads to problems in blood circulations, lymphatic and immune systems and a lot of times the hormone system as well.
Cancer is increasing day by day due to many reasons. Cancer symptoms and the disease itself have been very prevalent nowadays. Tobacco and alcohol are common causes of Cancer, and we ignore all other factors which contribute to it. Obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and environmental factors also lead to an increase in Cancer.
Types of Cancer :
Cancer can be of over 100 types as discussed above but few of them are more important because they are found more.
↪ Bladder Cancer – It is caused due to smoking, genetic mutations and sometimes exposure to certain chemicals.
↪ Breast Cancer – Getting regular mammograms can lower the risk of dying from breast Cancer.
↪ Gynecologic Cancer – This type of cancer affects the women’s reproductive system and its organs.
↪ Head and neck Cancer – It starts in several places of head and neck.
Other types of Cancers include Kidney Cancer, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Skin Cancer, Thyroid Cancer etc.
The department of Oncology is the one which deals in Cancer. The Oncology Department of Baldeo Hospital is competent and the doctors here are very well experienced. People from around come here for the diagnosis of their disease. Cancer if diagnosed at an early stage, can be cured, and we have experience in it. Surgeries, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and other modality, are smoothly carried out at Baldeo Hospital. Our oncologists highly skilled and experienced in treating all different types of cancer.
How to Prevent ?
There are Four main ways by which you can prevent Cancer and its welcome in your and your loved one’s life.
↪ The first one definitely is keeping safe distance from tobacco. Smoking has been linked to various types of cancer — including cancer of the lung, mouth, throat, larynx, pancreas, bladder, cervix and kidney. Chewing tobacco has been linked to cancer of the oral cavity and pancreas.
↪ Second is maintaining a healthy diet. Balance your diet properly and avoid the multiplication of Cancer cells. If drinking, do it in moderation. Always keep a track of your body weight at the same time.
↪ Next Is being physically fit. Keep your body active and do not be lazy. Your body fluids should always move and make it burn as much as you eat.
↪ The next is avoiding risky behaviors. Practice safe sex and avoid using other people’s needles.
The above practices should always be kept in mind to avoid Cancer. Following these will not only help you avoid the mainstream cancer but also the rare types of cancers too.