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Cancer is Many Different Diseases.

Cancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems.

Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer that begins in basal cells of the skin is called basal cell carcinoma.

Cancer types can be grouped into broader categories. The main categories of ca


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Hello. I am a 28 year-old woman. I had squamous cell carcinoma on my basal tongue. In my first surgery in 2010-12-13, two tumors were removed. The size of the bigger one was about 1*1.5 cm. This surgery didn`t completely remove the tumor. This caused ...

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