Looking At Different Cancers

One can imagine cancer as looking like a disgusting disease that is abhorrently abnormal and out of place in the body. The truth is that until it takes hold in a major way, cancer is a hard illness to easily notice. One of the only ways to figure out if someone has cancer is to look at their cells on a molecular level. By seeing changes in shape here, it is much easy to know if someone is suffering.

Here are a selection of images that show what different types of cancer cells look like and just how hard it can be to notice if someone has a certain cancer.

Illustration of skin cancer
Illustration of skin cancer

 

How stomach cancer forms
How stomach cancer forms

 

Formation of breast cancer
Formation of breast cancer
Formation of lung cancer
Formation of lung cancer
Illustration of prostate cancer
Illustration of prostate cancer
How cancer cells form in the liver
How cancer cells form in the liver
A scan of a throat. The black spot in the middle is cancerous.
A scan of a throat. The black spot in the middle is cancerous.