Breast Cancer : Cancer And Cancer

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Breast Cancer

The twentieth century has often been called and known as the cancer century. The reason being is that throughout the century, there have been more than a hundred types of cancer discovered across the world. In addition to the discovery of these many cancers, there has been an enormous medical effort to fight all kinds of cancer across the world. In the early decades of the century, cancer was considered to be a fatal disease, resulting in a high number of deaths. Although many cancers remain fatal today, medical treatments has been developed significantly that most cancers can be treated and or cured. After many years of struggling with various types of cancers, doctors are now becoming more aware of the causes of different cancers, how they can be treated, and what can be done to help prevent them. One type of cancer that strikes a large number of women is breast cancer. Breast cancer remains one of the major concerns in the medical field due to the many forms and number of people it affects.
By definition, a cancer is a disease that is characterized by “controlled growth and spread of abnormal cells,” (Laini, online). According to Laino, cancer forms when there is a growth of abnormal cells. The abnormal cells also known as the cancer cells grow and forms a tumor in which will began to attack nearby body tissues and organs. Depending upon the various types of cancer, the cancer cells attacks different tissues and organs. As the tumor spreads, some

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