What is solid tumor?
A tumor is growth of abnormal cells in the solid organs of the body such as breast , prostate and bones etc. When a person has a solid tumor means tumor contains no liquid, no cyst.
There are two types of tumors BENIGN TUMOR and MALIGNANT TUMOR.
A tumor cannot be always cancerous that kind of tumor is known as benign tumor.
A tumor that contains cancer cells is known as malignant cells.
TYPES OF BENIGN TUMOR
– Adenomas – This kind of cancer develops in glands epithelial tissue , covering glands organ
– Fibroids – Thin membranes which grow on the surface lining of any organs
– Hemangiomas – Tumor that forms where growth of blood vessels is excessive
– Lipomas- tumor of fat formed between the skin and underlying muscle , it is painless , rubbery , soft , touchable and movable . it grows on the arms, legs .
TYPES OF MALIGNANT TUMOR
Type of cancer that grow in the connective tissue like nerves , bones muscles blood vessels. Due to radiation exposure, family history,weight loss and pain .
This can be cured by surgery , chemotherapy , radiation .
Tumor that are formed in epithelial cells and there cells are found in skin , glands and lumps of the organ.I develops in the lining of organs or skin.
Tumor from the embryonic tissue found in the children is blastoma
Type of cancer that originates in the tissues of adeneral glands in the abdomen
– WILMS TUMOR
This kind of cancer is mostly present in kidneys of children aged 3 to 4 yrs
Tumor can be present in the eye of the child aged 2 years
Tumor found in the bones of legs or arms
Cancer present in the liver of the infants is hepatoblastoma
– feeling of ill health
– frequent bruising
– double vision
Cancer in the body could emerge in the solid organs of the body due to several factors such as family history, age, sedentary lifestyle, consuming tobacco, smoking , obesity or genetic disorders.
Scanning is done to see the stage of cancer in the body and on which part of the body
A sample is taken from the affected part of the body or organ and taken for examination
This is doen to see the detailed images of the cancer affected parts in the body
– CT SCAN
CT scan is doen to see the coloured images of the affected solid organ of the body in a 3d way
this therapy is given to prevent the cancer from spreading to other parts of the body
A tumor is removed from the solid organ of the body through the process of surgery
– RADIATION THERAPY
Removal of tumor from the body by giving radiations to kill cancer cells from the body
This therapy is done to increase the immune system of the body
– AVOID SMOKING
– EXERCISE REGULARLY
– PROPER DIET
– AVOID EXPOSURE TO RADIATIONS
– QUIT TOBACCO