Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases. In all types of cancer, some of the body’s cells begin to divide without stopping and spread into surrounding tissues. Cancer can start almost anywhere in the human body, which is made up of trillions of cells. Normally, human cells grow and divide to form new cells as the body needs them. When cells grow old or become damaged, they die, and new cells take their place. When cancer develops, however, this orderly process breaks down. As cells become more and more abnormal, old or damaged cells survive when they should die, and new cells form when they are not needed. These extra cells can divide without stopping and may form growths called tumors.
This video examoines the myth that microwave appliances cause cancer, looking at evidence both for and against the claim.
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This video provides information about the association between cell phone use and cancer and methods of protection against radiation associated with increased cancer risk.
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This video explores CAR T-Cell Therapy — a treatment that increases the specificity of a patient's T-Cells for tumour cells in their body.
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In this video Dr. Jonathan Bramson provides insights into the immunology of cancer, personalized treatments and his role in cancer research.
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This video debunks the idea that antiperspirants cause cancer.
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This video describes what chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is, how it occurs and its underlying mechanisms.
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In this video seminar, Dr. Anthony Rullo provides an understanding of thge current arsenal of monoclonal antibody (mAb) based anti-cancer strategies.
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This video looks at cancer immunotherapy, an emerging method of treatment against cancer that utilizes the body's own immune system to fight back.
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This video discusses recent oncological research involving the effects of aspirin in immunological responses towards cancer cells.
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The video describes the properties of resveratrol — the key chemical of red wine — and its potential benefits as a cancer preventative therapeutic.
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