There is a group of so-called. carcinogenic factors. There is a clear correlation between the presence of these factors and the incidence of cancer. Avoiding them can significantly increase the chances of avoiding the disease. The known factors that increase the likelihood of developing cancer include: Cigarette smoke – contains about 4,000 toxic compounds including
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Cancer currently affecting a large part of society, according to the forecasts of the number of cancer cases will increase. According to the Department of Epidemiology at the Institute of Oncology in Gliwice, the number of cases in Silesia in 2001. Was as follows: Tumor Type Women Men Tumor Type TOTAL 6772 TOTAL 6993 Breast
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Children also suffer from cancer! Childhood cancer represent a small percentage of all cancers. In Silesia annually affects around 120 children and adolescents under 19 years. The most common cancers are: – Leukemia – 35% – Brain tumors – 20% – Lymphomas – 10% – Bone tumors – 7% – Tumors of soft tissues –
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The tumor is usually seen as one disease is actually a collection of more than 200 different diseases. Cancer, after cardiovascular diseases are the second most common cause of death. In each body are oncogenes or genes responsible for cell division. They are responsible for the growth of the body and are mostly inactive in
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The most important projects realized by the Silesian League Against Cancer: Keeping four year campaign under the slogan FIGHT WITH US WITH CANCER. As part of this campaign, together with local governments launched a program early detection of most frequent cancer in men and women. Started action ŚLĄSK FIGHTS CANCER Two conferences were organized for
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Welcome! Silesian Cancer League is independent, non goverment, non profit organisation conductinig activity dedicated to preventing cancer, saving lives from cancer and improving the quality of the life of those living with cancer through patient care research and education. We try to inform our society about prevention and early detecion of cancer, methods of treatment
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