Understanding Cancer

  • health information cancer ACICancer occurs when abnormal cells grow out of control and spread through the body. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. The good news is that nearly half of all cancer patients will survive and be cancer free within five years of their original diagnosis. The Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial Health University Medical Center is helping people survive by providing a comprehensive scope of diagnostic, treatment, and supportive care for cancer patients. We invite you to learn more by exploring the links below.

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