Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Metastasis, Angiogenesis, Apoptosis

Big words, difficult to understand and more so what do we have to do to fight cancer. Fighting cancer is firstly to understand the underlying factors and activities in those difficult words.

In simple terms understand them as:

Metastasis - Cancer cells spreading to other parts of your body from the organ / place of origin.

Angiogenesis - The process in which a network of blood vessels that penetrates into cancerous growth. Metastasis requires angiogenesis to progress. View video below

Apoptosis -  cells that are induced to die / commit suicide.
View video below

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