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Web’s most frequently asked questions about cancer

Medicover Genetics Editorial Team |
February 21, 2024

Cancer is a group of genetic diseases that can develop almost anywhere in the body. Many people in the world are affected by cancer every year. Following our video that explains the basics of cancer, here our team answers some of the web’s most common questions about cancer:

  • What is cancer?
  • What are the most common types of cancer worldwide?
  • What causes cancer?
  • How do you get cancer?
  • How many stages of cancer are there?
  • What are the symptoms of cancer?

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References

[1] Mayo Clinic. “Cancer – Symptoms and causes.” Mayo Clinic, 07 Dec. 2022, https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20370588. Accessed 19 Feb. 2024.

[2] Cancer.net. “Understanding Cancer Risk.” Cancer.net, https://www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/prevention-and-healthy-living/understanding-cancer-risk. Accessed 19 Feb. 2024.

[3] World Cancer Research Fund International. “Worldwide cancer data | World Cancer Research Fund International.” WCRF International, https://www.wcrf.org/cancer-trends/worldwide-cancer-data/. Accessed 19 Feb. 2024.

[4] National Cancer Institute. “The Genetics of Cancer.” National Cancer Institute, Cancer.gov, 17 Aug. 2022, https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/genetics. Accessed 19 Feb. 2024.

[5] Cancer.net. 2010. “Stages of Cancer.” Cancer.net, https://www.cancer.net/navigating-cancer-care/diagnosing-cancer/stages-cancer. Accessed 19 Feb. 2024.

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