Cancer Center

Cancer is a term used to describe the uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells. There are more than 100 diseases that fit beneath the umbrella term of cancer. Cancerous cells can exist anywhere in the body, and may group together in masses of tissue known as tumors. Tumors, while often a sign of cancer, do not have to be cancerous. The natural aging process or certain health conditions can cause the formation of tumors. Cancer is a growing concern in the USA. About 4,400 new cases of cancer are diagnosed each day, translating to more than 1.6 million new cases of cancer each year. According to the National Cancer Institute, the following are the most commonly diagnosed cancer types:

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