Cancer Basics

CELLULAR BASICS AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

The Cell

The basic unit of all organisms

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  • The Human body consisits of cells.
  • Every organ has specific cells with specific functions and characteristics.
  • Every cell has to divide itself and replicate to replace old and damaged cells, and to grow.
  • Almost all cells have a cell core.

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The DNA

Encodes the genetic information

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The DNA – Cell Core

  • The DNA is located inside the cell core.
  • It regulates every function of the cell.
  • It determines when a cell should divide, or start a self destruction process in case of damage.

The Immune System

It’s origins and components

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The Immune System: Origins and Components

  • Around 4% of our body weight consists of bone marrow.
  • It produces around 500 billion blood cells per day, which also includes the lymphocytes, the white blood cells.
  • White blood cells have many sub-types and they are essential for good health and protection against illness and disease.

Apoptosis

The protection mechanism of our cells

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