By : Anita Ginsburg
Cancer is a disease which causes abnormal cells to divide without control, and it is able to invade other tissues. There are over 100 different types of cancer. This year, approximately 13 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer.
New Approach to Cancer Treatment
Scientist have discovered that cancer has a genetic or molecular basis. This extremely important discovery is changing the way cancer drug screening is conducted and the way that new cancer medications are being developed. One example of new scientific research is the development of medications with specific anti-tumor activity for cancers that have solid tumors, such as ovarian, lung and other types of cancers.