Children heart has bigger power reserves than adult heart but it is more prone to a rheumatic inflammation and when it is hit it is more vulnerable than adult's. However, when various myocardial and valvular damages occur children heart heals much faster.
A statement that excessive food intake and endocrine dysfunction play a profound role in obesity is just partially true. More often obesity is the cause of endocrine dysfunction rather than the other way around.
There's no doubt that you heard the question "I have this-and-that, do you know a good doctor?" You will, of course, recommend - or not recommend - the one based on your experience but have you ever wonder what a "good doctor" means?
After first emotions are settled down, you maybe learned that cancer runs in your family. You learned that your neighbour with the same diagnosis died recently, and your friend's friend with poor diagnosis survived.
Some tumours show tendency to spread in certain tissues, such as lung cancer, breast cancer, thyroid and prostate cancer. Such behaviour can be explained by favourable environment for metastases growth and by circulatory conditions.
While cancer is by definition malignant, a tumour can be benign, pre-malignant, or malignant, or can represent a lesion without any cancerous potential whatsoever. How the particular tumour will grow depends on its type and localization.