CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Format: Book Chapter
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Place of Publication: New York, NY
Source ID: shanti-sources-40781
Collection: Yoga-Based Interventions for Cancer Treatment
Abstract: Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of cells, which damages healthy tissue and causes disease. The American Cancer Society differentiates more than 100 types of cancers that manifest in diverse ways throughout the human body. Treatment of cancer can vary from local to systemic and from mildly invasive to radical depending on the type of cancer and the extent of disease.