What is cancer? A medical oncologist explains.

Dividing breast cancer cells; image courtesy National Cancer Institute \ Univ. of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

We hear about cancer all the time, but do you really know what it is?

SUMMARY: Humans are made up of trillions of cells that grow and divide. Cancer occurs when cells multiply in an uncontrolled manner, invading surrounding organs.

Wishwdeep Dhillon, MD, a medical oncologist at HonorHealth in Phoenix, shares how cancer develops, the most common signs and symptoms of cancer, detection techniques, prevention methods and advances in treatment options…continue reading at Florida Today News.

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