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CANCER There are so many diseases found in the world. Some of them can be cured and some others had been killing people for years. For example, cancer is the name for a group of diseases in which the body’s cells are changed in appearance and function. This disease is the second leading cause of death in the United States accounting for 22 percent of all deaths in this country. Cancer can develop from genetic defect. A single gene in a single chromosome that gets passed on from generation to generation. This disease can be treated and cured, but sometimes people may get it back again. Stomach and Breast cancers are some of cancers that can result from a genetic defect. On the other hand the Lung cancer cases are causes for the 80 percent cigarette smoking and is a major risk factor for many others cancers as well. Stomach cancer is a disease in which normal sells in the stomach tissues become cancerous and grow out of control. Like any other disease stomach cancer is physically and emotionally stressful. This disease can be caused for excess to smoking and drinking alcohol. Also stomach ulcers, poly, environmental factors or infection may be possible causes. It’s symptoms in the early stages can be vague and include blood in the stool, vomiting, weight loss and stomach pain. The treatment for this disease varies by individual, but may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation biological therapy, or participation in clinical trials. Stomach cancer is most often found in people their ages are over 55 than those that are under 40 years old. This terrible disease causes about 15,000 deaths per year in the United States. Breast cancer is the one that affect the breast The vast majority of breast cancer occurs in women although men can develop it too. The breasts are a collection of fatty tissue and glands that have been adapted to secrete milk after woman gives birth. The glands that produce milk are called ...

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