Cancer is caused by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells, a process triggered by mutations in the cells’ genes. As these cells multiply, they cluster to form tumors or crowd out healthy cells in the bloodstream. People in some families have what is known as hereditary cancer syndrome, a…

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Sepsis, a potentially life-threatening complication, occurs when the body’s response to infection causes inflammation to tissues and organs. This inflammation can trigger a cascade of changes that can damage multiple organ systems, causing them to fail. Risk of death increases up to 8% for e…