The Cancer Of Connective Tissues

Sarcoma is rare cancer in adults (1% of all adult cancers), but prevalent in children (about 20% of all childhood cancers).

It is made up of many “subtypes” because it can arise from a variety of tissue structures (nerves, muscles, joints, bone, fat, blood vessels – collectively referred to as the body’s “connective tissues”). Because these tissues are found everywhere on the body, Sarcomas can arise anywhere.

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The Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Prevention Is The Best Cure

The Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every year, worldwide, October is the breast cancer awareness month.

Each year, there are nearly 1.38 million cases and nearly 450 000 deaths from breast cancer. According to the World Health Organization, this type of cancer is the most common in women worldwide.

According to the Office of Disease Prevention And Health Promotion, about 1 in 8 women in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.

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The Growth Of Cancer Cells

The Growth Of Cancer Cells

Cancer cells are cells gone wrong, in other words.

They no longer respond to many of the signals that control cellular growth and death as described in the Krebs Cycle. Cancer cells originate within tissues and, as they grow and divide, they change even further from normalcy.

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Free Radicals In The Body – Oxidative Stress And The Antioxidant Response

Free Radicals In The Body

The basic science of oxidative stress and the antioxidant response is not in contention, what is an effective antioxidant is.

When the body breaks food down into energy, it generates a by-product known as free radicals. Also present in food itself, the air we breathe and the sun we worship, free radicals are a broad class of chemicals with the potential to exert significant damage.

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