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Garden Area: Cancer

Cancer, also known as malignant tumor, is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. A complex group of diseases, cancer has many possible causes. Known causes of cancer include genetic factors; lifestyle factors such as tobacco use, sun exposure, diet, and physical activity; certain types of infections; and environmental exposures to different types of chemicals and radiation.

Plants in this area:

Plant Family Garden Areas
Garlic, Allium sativum Amaryllidaceae Cancer, Cardiovascular, Infectious Disease, Medicinal Garden
Periwinkle, Catharanthus roseus Apocynaceae Cancer, Medicinal Garden
Tea, Green, Camellia sinensis Theaceae Cancer, Dental, Gretchen Jones Miller Wellness Collection, Medicinal Garden

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