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The Symptoms and Treatments of Cancer, a Malignant Disease
Cancer: Cancer and the environment A half of a million Americans die from cancer each year and 8.4 million Americans live today have suffered from or currently suffer from cancer. This is why obtaining a remedy for cancer should be the nation’s highest priority. Usual symptoms of cancer, lumps, fatigue, fever, unexplained...
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A Review of The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
The Last Lecture Book Review In The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch details the massive transformation his life went through after discovering that he had cancer. Pausch, originally a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, was tasked with the job of presenting a “last lecture”. He is conflicted with spending his remaining tim...
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Characteristics, Causes and Treatment of Brain Cancer
Brain Cancer Brain cancer is a disease of the brain in which cancer cells appear
in the brain tissue. The cells grow to form a mass of cancerous tissue,
known as a tumor. This tumor interferes with functions of the brain, such
as muscle control, memory, and many others. The brain is a soft mass of
tissue located in y...
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The Health Risks of Tobacco Products in The Thesis Defense of Nicole Sparks
Tobacco products are one of the most highly used and purchased items by a variety of different age groups today. For many years, consumers didn’t know whether tobacco products had any sorts of health risks or possible defects of any kind, until scientific research on Tobacco products went underway. The Thesis Defense of Nic...
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The Rising Case of Smoking-Related Deaths in the United States
Half a million people die every year, 8 million are seriously ill, and life expectancy is decreased by 10 years. Smoking, the leading preventable cause of death, it causes about 1 in 5 deaths in the United States; causing more deaths each year than HIV, illegal drug abuse, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries and fireman-re...
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The Treatment of Breast Cancer in the United States
Breast cancer is cancer that develops on breast tissue. Doctors have
named ductal carcinoma as the most common breast cancer type, and it starts
from in the milk duct lining. The other common type of breast cancer is the
lobular carcinoma, which begins in the breast's milk glands (National
Cancer Institute, n.p). Bre...
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The Prevalence of Breast Cancer in American Society
The 20th century has over the recent past, been referred to as the century because of the discovery of various types of cancers and the significant medical exertions that have been made to fight these cancers. After years of struggle, medics are now conversant with the causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment of these con...
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The Correlation between Cancerous Organs and the Length of Patient Survival Time Following Diagnosis
Five different samples of cancer patients were observed in an effort
to determine whether or not a correlation may be drawn between which organ
becomes cancerous and the length of patient survival time following his or
her diagnosis. All patients included in the study were treated with the
anti-cancer drug ascorbate. The...
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A Discussion on the Tumor Necrosis Factor
What is tumor necrosis factor (TNF)? Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) is a monocyte-derived cytotoxin that has been implicated in a variety of diseases such as arthritis, cancer and Alzheimer’s, to name a few5. TNF is a pro-inflammatory cytokine, this means that it is a small signalling protein released by cells of the immune s...
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How Cancer Works in the Human Body
Cancer is a very serious word. A little over 1.6 million new cancer cases arrived in 2015. Anyone can get cancer so it is very important you learn as much as you can. Cancer is a scary dangerous disease that we still have a lot to learn about. It is potentially curable and preventable. In this essay, I will specifically de...
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