Essay about Cancer Is Disease Of The Body 's Cells

1564 Words Jun 14th, 2016 7 Pages
Cancer is disease of the body’s cells. Most of the time cells grow and multiply in a controlled way, however, if there in a mistake or interruption to the cell process making abnormal cells that grow and multiply in an uncontrolled way. Cancer is the word used to describe this collection of cells, as they grow and quickly spread though the body. Cancer can arise from almost any type of tissue cell, meaning cancer actually refers to approximately 100 diseases. In 2016 it is estimated that 130,466 new cancer cases will be diagnosed 72,048 being males and 58.418 being females. It is also estimated in 2016 there will be 46,880 deaths from cancer. At the end of 2010 384,593 please where living with cancer and only 67% of people survive at least five years after being diagnosed. The number of cancer cases has grown by 8,373 cases a year since 2012 when there where 122,093 people diagnosed with cancer in Australia, meaning in 2012 485 in every 100,000 will be ere diagnosed with cancer. In 2016 the risk of being diagnosed with cancer by the time of Australians 85th birthday is 1 in 2 for males and 1 in 3 for females, and the risk of death by their 85th birthday is 1 in 5
It is estimated for 2016 that there will be 18,138 new cases of prostate cancer, 17,520 new cases of bowel cancer. 16,084 new cases of breast cancer in males and females and 13,283 of them will be females, 13,283 new cases of melanoma and 12,203 new cases of lung cancer. Cancer effects all aged with a…

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