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How to Know If it’s Appendix Cancer?

Cancer as a disease has been growing at a frightening rate in our modern world. The reason for the increasing prevalence of different types of cancers is the lifestyle we have adapted ourselves to.The thing that makes cancers difficult to cure even though we have made such great strides in technology, is the fact that we are fighting a battle with our own body. Secondly, the question why cancer form at all doesn’t have a certain answer. Also many types of cancers are relatively new or rare.One of such rare types of cancers is Appendix cancer. The appendix is a pouch like tube attached to the cecum, the first section of the colon or the large intestine. It is 4 inches in length and of no significant function in the body. It is a vestigial organ. Appendix cancer occurs when the cells of the appendix begin to grow and behave abnormally. This results in a malignant tumour.
Appendix Cancer or appendicial cancer sometimes does not cause any symptoms. Other times symptoms might be vague and e…

Causes and symptoms of leukemia

Leukemia is referred to the cancer of the bone marrow or blood. A person who suffering from leukemia has to go through issues like abnormal production of blood cells, generally leukocytes which are known as white blood cells. There are two types of leukemiaChronic & Acute and Lymphocytic &Myelogenous.
Causes of Leukemia The experts say that there are different causes of different leukemias. Here are some strongly suspected causes: ·Use of Hair dyes ·Artificial ionizing radiation ·Viruses - HTLV-1 (human T-lymphotropic virus) and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) ·Some petrochemicals and benzene ·Use of alkylating chemotherapy agents that were used in previous cancers ·Maternal fetal transmission (rare) ·Genetic predisposition ·Down syndrome ·Electromagnetic energy
Symptoms of Leukemia ·Poor blood clotting ·Bad effects on immune system ·Suffering from Anemia ·Symptoms like nausea, fever, chills, night sweats, flu-like symptoms, and tiredness.

As all the above mentioned symptoms  can also be…

Things to know about Prevention and Early Detection of Lung Cancer

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It has been observed that lung cancer is the second most common cancer found in both men as well as women after the skin cancer. It is also, by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. Many people die of lung cancer as compared to the colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined, every year.
The cancer specialists in Patna stated that themost of the lung cancers can be prevented, as they are related to smoking or second hand smoke. Even the cancers caused bythe exposure to radon or other environmental factors also have a bit of chance to be prevented. There are some lung cancers that occur in people without any known risk factors for the disease and it is not yet clear if these cancers can be prevented or not.

In the cases where lung cancers are at an advanced stage when they are first found and have already spread widely. Such kind of cancers are very difficult to be cured. But presently, the doctors have found a test that can help to screen for lung cancer in p…