Cancer also refers to abnormal cells growing in the bloodstream or lymph system.
This is a reality that every woman who's undergone a mastectomy deals with each day.When I exercise, I have a lot of things to worry about. (Side note — reconstructive surgery for breast cancer patients was only covered by insurance starting in 1998.) And let me warn you, my fellow breastless wonders, you are going to hear a whole lot of people saying it’s unfair that they have to be there for you. The topic was briefly discussed in my biology class during my high school days: the cells in the body suddenly have a mind of their own, reproducing at an alarmingly fast rate without the body’s permission, from a faulty gene in the body.Not the least of which is making sure not to catch a glimpse of my red-faced sweaty grossness in the mirror that gyms inexplicably put everywhere. You’re going to be asked to dump yourself into “high risk pools” in a euphemism for where they put people they think are already swirling around the drain. Perhaps I possessed a certain degree of naiveté that led me to think I was untouchable, that this disease would not be able to touch us.As if dating wasn’t an adventure in itself already, how does one continue or “get back in the game” during and after Cancer is a term that refers to a group of more than 200 different disease types in which abnormal cells grow and spread uncontrollably.In most cases, cancer cells will form a lump or mass in the location where the cells began growing uncontrollably.