Here are 5 types of the most deadly cancer we should know according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) :
1. Lung Cancer Lung and bronchial cancer
This is the top cancer in killing Americans. Product cigarettes is the main cause. This cancer attacks the average age of 55 and 65 years, according to the NCI.
There are two types of this cancer, small cell cancer of lung and non-small cell. This last type most often found, while small cells are the type of the fastest spreading. More than 157,000 people are estimated to die from this cancer in 2010.
2. Colon and Rectum Cancer
Colon cancer grown in the tissue of colon, whereas rectal cancer growing in the last few inches of the colon near the rectum, according to the NCI. Most cases started with a small lump, benign cells called polyps that from time to time become cancerous. Screening is recommended to find polyps before they become cancerous, according to the Mayo Clinic. This type of cancer is estimated to kill more than 51,000 people in 2010.
3. Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer found in women in the United States, after skin cancer. However, these cells are also found in men. Almost there are 2,000 cases of men between 2003 and 2008.
Cancer usually forms in the channels that carry milk to the nipple or the glands that produce milk in females. NCI suspect this type of cancer will kill 40,000 in 2010.
4. Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer starts in the tissues of the pancreas, which helps digestion and the regulation of metabolism. Detection and early intervention of cancer cells is difficult because often the case progressive, quietly and quickly, according to the Mayo Clinic. It is estimated that this cancer will kill 37,000 Americans in 2010, according to the NCI.
5. Prostate Cancer
This species is the second leading cause of cancer death in men after lung cancer and bronchitis, according to the NCI. Prostate cancer usually begins to grow slowly in the prostate gland, which produces and transport sperm. Some species are still limited to the gland, and easier to treat, but others are more aggressive and quickly spread, according to the Mayo Clinic. Prostate cancer is expected to kill about 32,000 people in 2010, according to NCI