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What Stem Cell Theory Relating to Cancer is All About

Cancer is a large group of diseases caused by the abnormal and rapid division of cells with the ability to invade different parts of the body. The cells do not undergo a cell process apoptosis which is a programmed cell death hence can live longer than normal cells should. Cancer is among the leadi ...

Rare Ailment of the Immune System Cured Spontaneously

According to a clinical report that was released recently by medical researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the genetic phenomenon "chromosome shattering" -- which is referred to as chromothripsis by medical scientists -- may be responsible for the spontaneous cure of the ...

The Unanswered Question About Malignant Tumors

This article originally appeared on recnac.org. Yes, plenty of mechanisms cause malignant tumors. Did cancer come from differentiated, somatic cells that are already mutated, or stem/progenitor cells that are already mutated? We still do not know the right answer to the question, but we will k ...

What is Colorectal Carcinoma?

Colorectal cancer or colorectal carcinoma is a cancer of the colon or the rectum. Colon cancer and rectal cancer are 2 distinct forms of cancer, but have many similarities. Before we delve into the details, a basic understanding of the digestive system is essential. The main function of the digesti ...

Coping: My Son Was Born with Pediatric Cancer

Cancer of any kind, happening to any person, is horrible, but when cancer ravages the body of a tiny baby or child, dealing with cancer rises to a whole new level. Especially when it is your own child. This is a subject that no parent wants to think is even possible, but the reality is It can happe ...