Cancer Anatomy and Physiology
Cancer is the irresistible growth of abnormal cells in the body. They multiply rapidly and continuously. This happens when the old cells do not die, forms new and abnormal cells. These cells collectively form a mass of tissue called tumor. The tumor is the initiative of cancer. They may either be benign (non-dangerous) or malignant (dangerous). Cancer has a complex physiology. It might occur in any part of the body. The anatomy and physiology of cancer deals with the diagnosis, development, biochemical changes, progression and prognosis of the disease. Complete cure treatments for cancer has not yet been developed but there are some preventive methods and treatments for instant cure. Some of the most common types of cancer are listed below.