Cancer, the disorder in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and destroy body tissue, kills over half of a million people per year in the U.S. alone, making cancer the second top cause of death in the country, surpassed only by cardiovascular disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC).

Many things contribute to why many men and women develop the disorder in the first place, many of which one can control completely. But we take excellent care of our cars than our own bodies, Dr. Soumit Basu, Northeast area director of Hematology and Oncology in Geisinger, states. And a lot of misconceptions about the condition remain. It is not a death sentence by anyway.

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