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Cancer is a term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and can invade nearby tissues. Cancer cells can also spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems.
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About your cancer type
Latest information on Twenty three of the main cancer types including Breast, Prostate, Lung, and Colorectal .
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Amazingly, 2 out of 3 cancer deaths are preventable by diet and lifestyle changes alone! Here are 31 tips to help you prevent cancer.
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Checking for disease when there are no symptoms. Since screening may find diseases at an early stage, there may be a better chance of curing the disease. Some Screening may do more harm than good.
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Cancer that has recurred (come back), usually after a period of time during which the cancer could not be detected. The cancer may come back to the same place as the original (primary) tumor or to another place in the body.
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Compile a Personal Health Record
Your Personal Health Record is compiled and maintained by you and can be used to share information about your health with other healthcare professionals or family members. Especially useful if your x-rays are lost – having to repeat x-rays could expose you to danger.
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For her ground-breaking book Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds Dr Kelly Turner, PhD studied over 1000 cases of people who recovered from cancer against all odds. She found 10 key factors that most of these people used to get better:
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These amazing stories of people overcoming cancer offer hope and inspiration to all of us.
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A range of helpful websites where you can find more information.
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About Cancer Ireland
Info about this site.
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