Tag: Cancer

Cancer comprises several diseases that are characterized by abnormal cell growth. There are over one hundred varieties of cancer usually named for their cell or organ type. Cancer is the root cause of death across the world evidenced by WHO which established that around one in six deaths all over the world are due to cancer.


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Essay on the Prevention of Gastrointestinal Cancer
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Introduction: The association between dietary modification and the prevention of gastric cancer is very high. Avoiding processed meat such as red meat which are high in n-nitroso compounds and food sources which are high in dietary salt can prevent damage to the mucosal lining of the stomach and prevent mutations.... Last modified: 30th Jun 2021

Essay on Leukemia
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Introduction: Leukemia is a common cancer of the bone marrow. In the United States it occurs mostly in the young and elderly and is associated with down syndrome. This research will go over the back-ground information on leukemia, types of leukemia, demographic, genetic links, and treatment for each types of leukemia.... Last modified: 25th Jun 2021

Epidemiology of Pancreatic Cancer Essay
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Introduction: The objective of the present research paper is to highlight the epidemiological facts related to pancreatic cancer (i.e frequency, distribution and determinants of health) and identify the public health authorities’ approaches towards management and control of this devastating health condition.... Last modified: 14th Jun 2021

Essay on Chernobyl and Thyroid Cancer
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Introduction: Papillary thyroid carcinoma is often observed in patients who were exposed to Chernobyl nuclear power accident. ... Last modified: 14th Jun 2021

Screening in Breast and Prostate Cancers
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Introduction: Currently, people believe that the same level of screening for breast cancer in females should be done for malignancies in males since mortality rates are very similar.... Last modified: 9th Jun 2021

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Causing Breast Cancer
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Introduction: The goal of this paper was to access the role of aromatic hydrocarbons in the genesis of breast cancer. It was previously known that epidemiological markers of breast cancer can include endocrine related phenomena, and the exposure of the breast to X-Radiation.... Last modified: 23rd Apr 2021

Essay on Skin Cancer
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Introduction: New Zealand has a lot of people with skin cancer. It has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world, in fact skin cancer is the most common cancer in New Zealand and it is on the rise in every year. ... Last modified: 22nd Apr 2021

Treatment of Malignant Brain Tumours in Children
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Introduction: I have looked into various treatments for malignant brain tumours in children, however, in order to determine which treatment is the most effective; I have explored other factors regarding this.... Last modified: 21st Apr 2021

Overview of Cancer in Children
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Introduction: The American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program state that cancer is the second leading cause of death in children under the age of 14, after accidents. Pediatric cancers make up less than 1% of all newly diagnosed cancers annually.... Last modified: 19th Apr 2021

Healthy People 2020 Goals of Cancer Essay
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Introduction: The focus of this essay is the current cancer population; explaining and discussing the targeted goals and objectives regarding cancer patients that were presented in Healthy People 2020. ... Last modified: 19th Apr 2021

Biology of Prostate Cancer Essay
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Introduction: Prostate cancer is the current most prevalent male cancer, accounting for about 30% of all new cases and also for about 14% of all malignant deaths ... Last modified: 12th Apr 2021

A Study on the Effect of Artesunate on HT-29-AK Cancer Cells
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Introduction: A study on the possible cytotoxic effect of Artesunate on the survival factors and the concentration of HT-29-AK cells over different incubation periods and its therapeutic implications.... Last modified: 8th Apr 2021

Review of Literature on Smoking and Urinary Bladder Carcinoma
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Introduction: Urinary bladder carcinoma is one of the most prevalent tumors worldwide and smoking is one of its major risk factors, studying the relationship between smoking and urinary bladder carcinoma is of great importance.... Last modified: 8th Apr 2021

Reflective Account: Ethical Dilemma Treating Cancer
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Introduction: This reflective account will discuss an ethical dilemma which arose during a placement within a community setting. To assist the reflection process, the Gibbs (1988) Reflective Cycle which encompasses... Last modified: 29th Mar 2021

Palliative Care for Cancer Patients | Literature Review
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Introduction: Various researches have raised the need for palliative care for cancer patients besides the treatment that they receive from their respective hospitals.... Last modified: 24th Mar 2021

Review Of Literature On Cancer Pain Foot Massage Nursing Essay
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Introduction: The chapter deals with the literature review relevant to the present study. It is presented under the following headings. Review related to cancer pain and selected associated symptoms. Review related to foot massage, cancer pain and selected associated symptoms.... Last modified: 24th Mar 2021

Literature on Cancer Disparities in the LGBTQ Population
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Introduction: A Review of the Scholarly Literature on Cancer Disparities in the LGBTQ Population. Abstract: The LGBTQ population represents an unfocused group of individuals that are known to be at an increased risk for many medical complications.... Last modified: 23rd Mar 2021

Knowledge and Perception of Cervical Cancer - Research
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Introduction: A cross-sectional study was conducted from May to June, 2015 among regular undergraduate female Debre Berhan University students. The university is found in Debre Berhan town which is 130 kilometer from Addis Ababa.... Last modified: 23rd Mar 2021

Health Promotion Essay: Skin Cancer Awareness and Prevention
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Introduction: Health Promotion Essay about Skin Cancer Awareness and Prevention. Include group members were Lawrence Essilfie, Olufunmilayo Dawodu,Carla Gillard, Neil Brannigan, Niamh Greaney and Fiona Opoku throu... Last modified: 19th Mar 2021

Cardiological Impacts of Cancer Treatments
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Introduction:  There are multiple types of cancer treatments such as radiation therapy, and chemotherapy, hormone therapy and immunotherapy... Last modified: 27th Nov 2020

Impacts of Cancer on Mental Health
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Introduction: There are two articles that are going to be discussed in this paper. The research conducted by Fraser, Chapman, Brown, Whiteford, and Burton (2015) was qualitative. The research conducted by Millman, Galway, Santin, and Reid, (2016) was quantitative.... Last modified: 24th Sep 2020

Skin Cancer: Types, Causes and Treatments
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Introduction:   Skin is a phenomenal organ all over the body due to its massive size and functions. The integumentary systems’ functions are: to protect us from the external environment, excrete or sweat, blood reservoir, sensory reception, body temperature regulation, and metabolic functions.... Last modified: 21st Sep 2020

Evaluation of CAR T Cell Therapy
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Introduction: CAR T Cell Therapy It is common knowledge that cancer has a major impact on societies around the world. In 2018, it was estimated that a total of 1.7 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the ... Last modified: 22nd Jun 2020

Recurring Pericardial Effusion in a Cancer Patient
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Introduction: ABSTRACT A 55 year old woman was admitted to hospital for symptoms of shortness of breath when bent over and a sloshing sensation in her chest. She has been treated with chemotherapy and radiation fo... Last modified: 16th Jun 2020