Cancer can attack any part of the body, including the lungs, shown here. Normal lung tissue is light pink in color, but cancerous lung tissue caused by smoking turns black.
Radiation is sometimes used to kill cancer cells. Here, a patient has radiation treatment for cancer of the spine.
As part of his cancer treatment, this young boy receives chemotherapy (cancer-fighting drugs) through a needle inserted in his arm. Chemotherapy slows down the growth rate of cancer cells.
Hamburger and Fries
A diet that includes a large amount of fatty foods, such as hamburgers and fries, can contribute to many types of cancer.