We have harnessed electricity, sequenced the human genome, and eradicated smallpox. But after billions of dollars in research, we haven’t found a solution for a disease that affects more than 14 million people and their families at any given time. Why is it so difficult to cure cancer?
One in two men and one in three women will be diagnosed with cancer. But what is cancer? Cancer experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) outline how cancer develops, the most common forms, how it’s treated and how to manage treatment side effects. They also discuss what the future holds for cancer treatment.
It’s a common reaction people have after just a few minutes with Mackenzie Hummer. Mackenzie is awesome. Mackenzie has changed my life, said Armando Llechu, CAO of Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The smile that she has is genuine. That’s the one thing that everybody that meets her, they comment about the smile. Just the joy. It’s so awesome to hear people say the joy they see coming out of her, because it’s her middle name, so I really believe that it was a God-given name, said Mackenzie’s mom, Carrie.