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Video: What is cancer and how is it treated?

What is cancer?
Cancer isn’t just one disease; it’s many, each caused by a variety of reasons.

Cancer happens for many reasons, and the disease can be described in any number of ways.

Cancer is a:

  • Cellular disease that develops when damaged cells grow out of control and form tumors
  • Genetic disease that may occur in people who have inherited gene mutations from previous generations
  • A disease of the immune system that flourishes when immune cells fail to recognize and kill damage cells or are overwhelmed by them

In some cases, cancer is all these things and more, and that’s why it may often be difficult to treat.

Watch this video to learn more about how cancer develops and the treatment options available for this often-difficult disease.



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