From one to a hundred trillion cells, cells in the body multiply at an extreme level. With a number so high in count, sometimes things can go wrong.
Cancer cells are the result. Or rather, a mutation. This happens when a cell does not correctly form.
Standing alone a cancer cell seems harmless, but their ability to reproduce at a phenomenal rate can be deadly.
To dive further, click the link below to hear Ted-Ed discuss how the cells behave differently.
Written by Jacob Lundy