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  • Non Communicable Diseases CANCER THE WORD CANCER ACTUALLY REFERS TO MANY DISEASES, NOT ONE. IN FACT, THERE ARE MORE THAN 100 TYPES OF DISEASES KNOWN COLLECTIVELY AS CANCER.
  • How many of you know someone whose life has been affected by cancer? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. What is Cancer? What types of Cancer are most common? Who is more likely to get cancer? What are the different types of Cancers? What causes cancer? How can you protect yourself from getting cancer? What are some treatments for cancer?
  • What is Cancer? Your body is made up of trillions of tiny cells. These cells grow, divide, die, grow, divide, die, replacing each other over and over. Cancer cells do not die off, they grow and divide over and over until they create a tumor. Cancer- The uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells.
  • Why is a tumor so bad? Tumors can interfere with normal body processes, block passage ways in the body, and take nutrients from normal cells. Not all tumors are cancerous. You can develop a tumor that is non cancerous.   This is called a Benign tumor (Non Cancerous) A cancerous tumor is called a Malignant tumor. A malignant tumor can spread to other tissues and organs through the blood or lymph. This spread of cancer to other body areas is called Metastasis.
  • What types of cancer are most common? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. This cancer is the most common among women. This cancer is the most common and is less life threatening than it’s close “cousin”. This cancer is the second most common cancer. This cancer begins in the bone marrow and spreads to the rest of the body. This cancer is almost always fatal. A. Leukemia B. Breast Cancer C. Lung Cancer D. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer E. Pancreatic Cancer
  • What types of cancer are most common? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. This cancer is the most common among women. This cancer is the most common and is less life threatening than it’s close “cousin”. This cancer is the second most common cancer. This cancer begins in the bone marrow and spreads to the rest of the body. This cancer is almost always fatal. A. Leukemia B. Breast Cancer C. Lung Cancer D. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer E. Pancreatic Cancer
  • What types of cancer are most common? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. This cancer is the most common among women. This cancer is the most common and is less life threatening than it’s close “cousin”. This cancer is the second most common cancer. This cancer begins in the bone marrow and spreads to the rest of the body. This cancer is almost always fatal. A. Leukemia B. Breast Cancer C. Lung Cancer D. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer E. Pancreatic Cancer
  • What types of cancer are most common? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. This cancer is the most common among women. This cancer is the most common and is less life threatening than it’s close “cousin”. This cancer is the second most common cancer. This cancer begins in the bone marrow and spreads to the rest of the body. This cancer is almost always fatal. A. Leukemia B. Breast Cancer C. Lung Cancer D. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer E. Pancreatic Cancer
  • What types of cancer are most common? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. This cancer is the most common among women. This cancer is the most common and is less life threatening than it’s close “cousin”. This cancer is the second most common cancer. This cancer begins in the bone marrow and spreads to the rest of the body. This cancer is almost always fatal. A. Leukemia B. Breast Cancer C. Lung Cancer D. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer E. Pancreatic Cancer
  • What types of cancer are most common? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. This cancer is the most common among women. This cancer is the most common and is less life threatening than it’s close “cousin”. This cancer is the second most common cancer. This cancer begins in the bone marrow and spreads to the rest of the body. This cancer is almost always fatal. A. Leukemia B. Breast Cancer C. Lung Cancer D. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer E. Pancreatic Cancer
  • What types of cancer are most common? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. This cancer is the most common among women. This cancer is the most common and is less life threatening than it’s close “cousin”. This cancer is the second most common cancer. This cancer begins in the bone marrow and spreads to the rest of the body. This cancer is almost always fatal. A. Leukemia B. Breast Cancer C. Lung Cancer D. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer E. Pancreatic Cancer
  • Who is most likely to develop Cancer?
  • Prevention Get Screenings Attend the doctor regularly Avoid alcohol, drugs, and tobacco Eat fruits and vegetables Exercise regularly
  • What are the different types of Cancers? There are many types of cancers. They are classified according to the tissue they affect. Remember this!...    Lymphomas- Immune System Leukemias- Blood-Forming Organs Carcinomas- Glands and Body Linings • Skin, Digestive Tract, Lungs  Sarcomas- Connective Tissue • Bones, Ligaments, and Muscles
  • Treatments Surgery- Remove Cancer Chemotherapy- Interferes with the growth of cancer cells but can kill normal cells in the process. Radiation- Radiotherapy machines deliver powerful X-rays or high-energy electrons to the part of a person's body that's affected by cancer. Can cause tumors shrink or disappear