Is cancer a chronic disease?

Cancer can be considered a chronic disease in some cases. Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by the uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells in the body. Some types of cancer, such as slow-growing forms of skin or prostate cancer, can be controlled with treatment and may not necessarily progress to cause serious harm or death. These types of cancer can be considered chronic, as they may require ongoing monitoring and management, but may not necessarily be life-threatening. Other types of cancer, such as lung or ovarian cancer, can be more aggressive and may be fatal if not treated promptly. So, it depends on the type and stage of the cancer.

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Our job at Patients Medical is to connect the dots between a patient's medical history, symptoms, and their underlying causes. Patients Medical is a superb place for people to secure integrative and holistic health care from providers who give personalized care, partner with the patient to focus on the root cause of their illness, support their recovery, and help them maintain good health.

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