Cardiovascular disease are the leading cause of death in the world. In second place, it’s cancer. One third of the world population will develop a form of cancer during their lifetimes. Today, millions of patients can extend their life thanks to early identification and successful treatment.
In the past, some believed cancer was caused by chronic irritation, trauma or even parasites. Today, we know that cancer develops when normal cells in a particular part of the body begin to grow out of control. There are a lot of different types of cancers; some continue to grow, divide and re-divide instead of dying. Some travel to other parts of the body through blood circulation, lymph vessels,…
There are different ways to battle cancer in present-day.
Ancient surgeons knew that cancer would usually come back after it was removed. Today, with the technologies like ultrasound and CT scans, finding these cancers are easier and combining surgery with chemotherapy for example, have proven to be a popular and somewhat successful way of battling cancer.
This infographic shows only some ways of treating cancer. If you were to receive the bad news that you have been diagnosed, be sure to do your research and remember that modern medicine have proven to work numerous times.