Describes three types of outpatient cancer treatments. I. Cancer is a group of diseases characterized by an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells. If the spread of these abnormal cells is not controlled, cancer can cause death. Most cancers take the form of tumors, although not all tumors are cancers. A tumor is simply a mass of new tissue that serves no physiological purpose. It can be benign, like a wart, or malignant, like cancer. Benign
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kinds of ambulatory care for cancer is prevention and early detection. This way, it is possible that a person will not have to undergo cancer treatments. However, if cancer is diagnosed in a person, ambulatory treatment options are available in attempts to rid the body of the cancer. With this in mind, today's cancer patients and those with a high-risk potential for acquiring cancer, will have many options available to them to manage the disease.