Tumor Incidence

Sabtu, 22 Januari 2011
The tumor is a neoplastic cell is autonomous in the sense of growing at a pace that is not coordinated with the needs of host and functions that are not dependent on homeostatic control most of the other body cells. The growth of neoplastic cells is usually progressive, which did not reach equilibrium, but more resulted in the addition of cell mass that has the same properties. Neoplasm does not make a favorable host adaptive purpose, but more often harmful.

Tumors can be either malignant or benign, malignant or cancerous tumor occurs because of breeding cells arise and the surrounding tissue (infiltrating) while destroying (destructive), it can spread to other parts of the body and is generally fatal if left unchecked. Benign tumors grow with strict limits and do not infiltrate, but not damage surrounding tissue swell and press the (expansive).

Relative frequency of cancer in several regions in Indonesia are not the same, which are found is the cervix uteri carcinoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, breast carcinoma, lung carcinoma and leukemia. In the last decade has shown that 80-90% of cases of cancer in humans be promoted by environmental factors. In this case, the environment in a broad sense which covers lifestyle, chemicals, physics, or viruses 

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