Kimberly Smith
February 24, 2013
Crystal Riddle

Cancer is known as a chronic disease that has been the leading cause of death and disabilities. Cancer is a large group of different diseases, all involving unregulated cell growth. In cancer, cells divide and grow controllably, forming malignant tumors, and spread throughout your body. There is no cure for cancer, but researchers are working hard to find one. Because of the relevant concerns to many, there is early detection, treatment options, and prevention measures information are available to us.
There are signs and ways to detect cancer early. Stay on track with your health. Your health is important in order to live a long, healthy, and happy life. Watch your body closely for unusual changes to your health and body. You can feel healthy but other signs can start outside your body as well. Detecting cancer early can be a plus. Having regularly checks and paying close attention to different changes of your inside and outside of your body can help save your life and even slow down the process of spreading. Checking your body yourself is also helpful. Look for skin changes, lumps on breast or testicles, and usually changes in your stool.   When looking for skin changes, look for irregularly-shaped moles, moles that have changed colors, or moles that stand up from the skin can be a sign of cancer. You can also test cancer through having a Pap smear (women), Prostate (men), Mammogram (women), Cervical (women), Colon, which can be for men or women, Biopsy, and an X-Ray. Cancer can occur regardless of your age, sex, or race so getting tested is a sure way of knowing.
Cancer can be treated with several options. However, the treatments do have some side effects. Depending on what type of cancer have occur you should choose your treatment wisely. Talk about your cancer with a family member or doctor for support. Having someone by your side can help you cope with the disease better and...