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What is cancer?

Cancer is a disease caused by an uncontrolled growth of cells, which we call a tumor, that can start anywhere in the body. This uncontrolled growth causes problems in the place where it occurs, and cancer cells can also migrate to other places in the body, causing what

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Hodgkin Lymphoma

We have been hearing a lot about this type of tumor lately, particularly since its diagnosis in public figures like the actor Dani Rovira or tennis player Carla Suarez. In this post, we will explain everything you need to know about this type of cancer.  Lymphoma is

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Brain Metastases in breast cancer

Between 15% and 30% of patients with breast cancer will develop brain metastases over time. Brain metastases are tumor cells derived from primary breast cancer that will settle and grow in brain tissue.  At present, there appears to be an increase in the diagnosis of brain metastases

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Breast cancer in men

Breast carcinoma in men is very uncommon compared to breast cancer in women, accounting for less than 1% of cancers in men and less than 1% of all breast cancers in general. During childhood, the female and male mammary glands have the same characteristics. During

las personas con cancer pueden viajar
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Traveling with cancer

Travel is possible for most patients with cancer. Patients can travel if their condition is stable or even if they are in the middle of treatment. However, before you go, check with your oncologist. Cancer itself does not prevent us from being able to travel.

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Why do I need to quit smoking?

Smoking is a public health problem and is responsible for 33% of tumors and 22% of cancer deaths, according to the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology (SEOM). That’s because smoking causes 85 to 90% of lung cancers. In addition, there are 15 other types of cancer that are

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Colon cancer: risk factors and primary symptoms

The colon, also known as the large intestine, is part of our digestive system. The colon is responsible for extracting water, as well as certain nutrients and electrolytes, from foods that have already been partially digested. It is one of the parts of the body

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Risk factors for cancer

Cancer is caused by a change in the normal functioning of cells due to changes in the DNA. These changes may have a genetic origin, due to mutations that we may inherit from our parents, or an epigenetic origin, when they occur due to environmental

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Common myths about cancer

There are some widespread ideas about how cancer starts and spreads that, while scientifically flawed, seem to make sense. The problem is that a false idea about cancer can cause unnecessary concerns and even complicate sound prevention and treatment decisions. In this article, we offer

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What is an oncogene?

The DNA in our cells may undergo mutations due to aging, exposure to risk factors such as tobacco smoke, asbestos, or alcohol, or they may be inherited. Most mutations are neutral for the body, but others can disrupt the normal functioning of cells, resulting in

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