Cancer is a growth in our body that is consider to be malignant. We may have growth that is not dangerous. This undangerous growth is called benign growth. This abnormal growth is due to uncontroled growth of new cells.
There are so many symptoms that may be consider as a warning sign that we may have cancer in our body. The symptoms appear will be depending on what cancer we have. However, as the symptoms might also come from another disorder, therefore it is not wise if we judged that we have cancer base on symptom that same as cancer symptom. Generally, we have to be cautious if there is something in our body that is not normal and go away on its own. Symptoms that may appear if we have any cancer are Breathlessness, vaginal bleeding, Difficulty swallowing, Sore that won’t heal, and loosing weight.
There are many things that can cause cancer. Among them, things that can cause cancer are smoking habit, heredity, virus such as HPV, and chemical exposure or pollutants.
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Acupuncture treatment for Cancer
The treatment of acupuncture to the disease of cancer very much depending on the type of cancer. Althought it is not fully believed that acupuncture treatment can cure cancer completely, at least if only acupuncture treatment that solely given, but the treatment will greatly help to reduce the effect of the modern treatment given to the patient of cancer. Therefore, the treatment is consider as the complimentary treatment rather than substitution treatment.
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- Acupuncture in Cancer Treatment, by Eugene Mak, MD, Board Certified Oncologist and MARF Board Member, http://www.medicalacupuncture.org/For-Patients/Articles-By-Physicians-About-Acupuncture/Acupuncture-in-Cancer-Treatment