Top 10 videos that will help you understand cancer

Updated: Feb 10

I am sure that everyone has heard of cancer.

Cancer is a large group of diseases that can start in almost any organ or tissue of the body when abnormal cells grow uncontrollably, go beyond their usual boundaries to invade other parts of the body and/or spread to other organs.

Lung, prostate, colorectal, stomach and liver cancer are the most common types of cancer in men, while breast, colorectal, lung, cervical and thyroid cancer are the most common among women. There were an estimated 18 million cancer cases around the world in 2018, of these 9.5 million cases were in men and 8.5 million in women.

Understanding cancer is difficult, these 10 videos will help you understand all about cancer. Look for subtitles, all of the videos have subtitles in different languages to help you understand better.

Why is it so hard to cute cancer? -Kyuson Yun

Learn about why cancer is so difficult to defeat

How do cancer cells behave differently from healthy ones? -George Zaidan

Learn about the differences of a cancer cell and a normal cell

the cancer gene we all have -Michael Windelspecht

Learn about the cancer cell everyone has. Even you!!

Hacking bacteria to fight cancer -Tal Danino

Learn how scientists have found a way to cure cancer with bacteria

Why do we have to wear sunscreen? -Kevin P. Boyd

Learn how sun rays (UVA, UVB) can lead to different skin issues even skin cancer

What is leukemia? -Danilo Allegra and Dania Puggioni

Learn about the cancer that affects mostly children

How does chemotherapy work? -Hyunsoo Joshua No

Learn how chemotherapy was ¨invented¨

How to biohack your cells to fight cancer -Greg Foot

Learn how scientists can hack your cells to cure cancer

How does cancer spread through the body? - Ivan Seah Yu Jun

Learn the two theories about how cancer spreads in the body

The immortal cells of Henrietta Lacks -Robin Bulleri

Learn about the cancer cells of Henrietta Lacks that have helped science improve so much