What Is Cancer? cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death. It is a disease caused by development of abnormal cells that splits inexorably and have the power to damage normal body tissues. Cancer has the ability to spread.
About 9.6 million people died of cancer in 2018. Just in United States of America alone, an estimated 1,762,450 new cancer cases diagnosed and 606,880 cancer deaths occurred. Approximately 70% of deaths from cancer occur in low- and middle-income countries.
Cancer treatment is the use of surgery, radiation, medications and other therapies to cure a cancer, shrink a cancer or stop the progression of a cancer.
Many cancer treatments exist. Depending on your particular situation, you may receive one treatment or you may receive a combination of treatments.