Blood pressure is the force of blood against the wall of arteries. Your heart pumps blood around your body through a network of tubing called arteries. Every time your heart pumps it forces blood through these arteries and into smaller blood vessels called capillaries. The force that your heart produces in your arteries when it pumps is called your blood pressure.
Cancer is often referred to as a single condition, in actual fact it consists of more than 100 different diseases. (In fact, there are 210 types of diseases classified under the umbrella name of cancer.) These diseases are characterised by uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells.