The Cancer continues to be one of the leading causes of mortality worldwide. Experts indicate that this disease can be avoided if people do not consume tobacco, exercise regularly and have a healthy diet.
Cancer occurs when a cell loses its self-control mechanism and reproduces uncontrollably. It can develop from any tissue and organ.
As cancer cells grow and reproduce, they form a mass known as a tumor, which invades adjacent tissues and can spread throughout the body, a process called metastasis .
Cancer , is the generic name for a group of more than 200 diseases. They develop from normal cells in a complex process called transformation.
The tumors that form can be both benign and malignant.
Benign tumors have as main characteristics that:
The seconds, of course, are those that can cause serious health problems and in many cases provoke death; therefore it is important to know some of its main characteristics:
Although the exact cause is unknown, there are some risk factors that influence its development:
There are also some internal factors, such as obesity, infections caused by viruses such as the Human Papilloma and chronic hepatitis B.
The treatment can vary depending on the type of cancer, the degree of evolution and the individual characteristics of each patient. However, the most used are:
You can resort to a single method or combine them to obtain better results, something that should be evaluated by the oncologist.
Cancer is a controllable disease and often curable if detected early, so it is very important to consult your doctor regularly. At Angeles Hospitals we have the most advanced technology and the best specialists for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. We take care of your health and that of your family.