Understanding and Prevent Cancer
33. Brain Tumors
Brain tumors are a distinct category of cancer by virtue of their occurrence in a very separate and privileged region of the body called the central nervous system.
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Why Cancer Develops?
The wife of a patient of mine with lung cancer asked to speak to me in private. A wife and mother, M. was battling to keep her husband alive and her family intact. She was experiencing sleepless nights and needed answers to a number of burning questions. M. was trying to come to terms with what could have caused her husband’s cancer at the early age of forty-six. He was a virile man, an outdoorsman and construction worker, the kind of person everyone likes instantly because of his easygoing manner and giving smile.
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Cancer and the Blueprint for Life
DNA provides the life spark for all living creatures, be they plants, molds, or humans. Called “the blueprint for life,” DNA is awesome in power and graceful in design, a natural creation of breathtaking beauty and sweeping simplicity. Imbued with immense responsibilities, DNA is the keeper of our heredity and enables us to pass on family traits from one generation to the next. DNA holds the keys to understanding evolution, human development, and most human diseases.
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DNA Under Attack
For DNA to execute its many vital tasks properly, the genetic code must be kept pristine.
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DNA Mutations alter a Cell`s Behavior
A cell is like a miniature factory in which each worker (protein) is responsible for carrying out a specific task for the good of the unit.