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Every month i donate for cancer and people keep dying why isnt there a cure, do doctors waste the money that we donate in something else?

Every month i donate for cancer and people keep dying why isnt there a cure, do doctors waste the money that we donate in something else?

No: Cancer is a very complex disease process. Every year we find out more about it, what the mechanisms are, different drugs that may help treat, etc. Each cancer has its own unique treatments. We are making progress, but it is a slow process. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What can the average person do to help donate something to cancer/childhood cancer?

What can the average person do to help donate something to cancer/childhood cancer?

Find what fits: Find a charity or organization that you believe in and donate what time or money you feel able to. Ther eis no one right answer, it will depnd on what you are willing and able to do. ...Read more

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Can you please list the most common ideas to give to people if they donate to breast cancer research?

Can you please list the most common ideas to give to people if they donate to breast cancer research?

Think Pink: There are many reputable organizations out there that raise funds for breast cancer, but the breast cancer research foundation actually contributes about 90% of its funds to research. http://www.bcrfcure.org/ also consider supporting the american cancer society. http://www.cancer.org/. ...Read more

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Is it ok to donate organs after having cancer?

The one organ: One can alwaof transplanting a cancer with the organ.Ys donate is the cornea, but you can contact unos about your specific cancer. Since transplant requires immunosuppression, there is risk. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if i donate my hair to cancer will it still be used in some way to support locks of love?

I'm wondering if i donate my hair to cancer will it still be used in some way to support locks of love?

Depends: I believe you have to donate at a site that works with locks of love. Those can be found online or by contacting the organization. ...Read more

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Place to donate blood for ovarian cancer victim?

Place to donate blood for ovarian cancer victim?

Red Cross &CBC: Red cross and community blood centers collect blood and provide it to hospitals. It is generally not recommended to place restrictions on who may receive the blood you donate. ...Read more

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