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See the second disease that can kill millions of people

The word cancer, provoke fear in itself. The ailment, cancer, is seen as death sentence. Indeed, the fear of cancer has become the beginning of wisdom, as the disease is ravaging the populace across the world. Cancer, otherwise known as malignant tumour , manifest when cells start growing abnormally attacking and destroying normal cells, functions and any adjoining organs. It can affect any part of the body.

According to the world health organization (who), about 10,000 cancer deaths are recorded annually, while 250,000 new cases are recorded yearly. Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally and accounted for 8.8 million deaths in 2015. This disease destroy the cells and the hormones in the body, and it is the another disease that can kill.Cells are the basic units that make up the human body. Cells grow and divide to make new cells as the body needs them. Usually, cells die when they get too old or damaged. Then, new cells take their place.

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