Diseases & Conditions
Cancer affects many different regions of the body. It is a class or group of diseases that are characterized by cell growth that is out of control. There are over 100 different kinds of cancer that affect the human body.
Many cancers can be prevented by not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, not drinking too much alcohol, eating plenty of vegetables, fruits and whole grains, being vaccinated against certain infectious diseases, not eating too much red meat, and avoiding too much exposure to sunlight.
Radiation therapy is a form of treatment that can be utilized for many of the types of cancer. You may find some of the common types with valuable information that our center treats.