Cancer occurs when cells become abnormal and keep dividing and forming more cells without control, forming a growth or tumour.
Benign tumours are NOT cancer however malignant tumours are. A biopsy will be performed by a doctor to distinguish the type of tumour. Cancer can affect just about every organ in the human body even the eyes. Each type of cancer is unique with its own different cause, symptoms, treatment and after care. Some also being more common than others.
Symptoms of cancer vary depending on the type of cancer. Cancer has different stages and theses stages will have different symptoms. it is important that individuals are aware of the different types of cancers and symptoms to prevent the disease from spreading and potentially causing fatalities.