BrainPOP

Cancer

Cancer is a pretty scary word…and a pretty scary disease. But the more you know about it, the less scary it is. In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby break cancer down for you. They’ll tell you what causes it, why it’s so dangerous, and how it can be treated. You’ll learn what tumors are and the differences between benign and malignant ones. You’ll also find out why cancer is easier to treat if doctors catch it early on, and learn some of the techniques that they use to detect and destroy cancer cells. The more you know, the more you know--so click on this movie and learn.

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