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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.

Cancer

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Evaluation of CAR T Cell Therapy

Nursing Essays

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

Nursing Case Studies

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

Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Risk Factors and Treatments

Nursing Essays

Abstract Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal white blood cells, red blood cells or platelets. It is also known as acute myelogenous leukemia, acute...

Last modified: 10th Jun 2020

Clinical Presentation of Lung Cancer

Nursing Essays

Abstract Radiation therapy’s goal is to eliminate the tumor mass, while sparing the surrounding healthy organs. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. This increase i...

Last modified: 9th Jun 2020

The Future of Cancer Treatment

Nursing Literature Reviews

ABSTRACT 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...

Last modified: 8th Jun 2020

Significance of Drug Repurposing in the Future of AML Treatment

Nursing Literature Reviews

The significance of drug repurposing in the future of AML treatment A Layman’s Literature Review for the project “Characterisation of repurposed drugs as novel therapies in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia...

Last modified: 8th Jun 2020

Issue of Cervical Cancer in Developing Countries

Nursing Literature Reviews

Introduction Cervical cancer is the fourth most frequently occurring cancer in women and the eighth-most frequent cancer worldwide (World Cancer Research Fund International, 2019). According to the W...

Last modified: 28th May 2020

Application of Perspective of Health and Illness to Case Study

Nursing Essays

1. How do the lenses provided by psychology, biology, sociology and the life course help you to understand your own healthcare practice in this case? 2. How did the multidisciplinary team working help...

Last modified: 28th May 2020

The Risk Factor of Age on Ovarian Cancer

Nursing Essays

Abstract This research paper explores one risk factor of ovarian cancer, expose the pathogenesis of age correlation with ovarian cancer, state the risk factors’ effects on epigenetics,  as well as ...

Last modified: 26th May 2020

Laryngeal Cancer: A Review of Treatments

Nursing Literature Reviews

Laryngeal Cancer: A Review Laryngeal cancer is one of the most common cancers of the head and neck in the United States (Baird, Sung, Beadle, & Divi, 2018; Mannelli, Lazio, Luparello, & Gallo,...

Last modified: 25th May 2020

Basal Cell Carcinoma: Causes, Risks and Treatment

Nursing Assignments

Basal Cell Carcinoma Basal cell carcinoma is the least risky type of cancer that grows on areas on your skin that are overexposed to the sun. It usually starts as small, shiny, raised bumps that are c...

Last modified: 25th May 2020

Brain Cancer: Causes, Effects and Treatment Options

Nursing Assignments

 The medical diagnosis that will be discussed in this assessment is brain cancer, inclusive to all types of brain tumors and ones that also affect the central nervous system (CNS), that stem from...

Last modified: 22nd May 2020

Health Issues in New Zealand: Cancer, Suicide and Cardiovascular Disease

Nursing Assignments

TASK-1.1/1.2 Identify three health issues in New Zealand 1. Cancer 2. Suicide 3. Cardiovascular disease Cancer                         Cancer is a group of disease involving abn...

Last modified: 20th May 2020

Uterine Cancer (UC): Disease Process, Risk Factors and Treatments

Nursing Essays

Abstract Uterine Cancer (UC) is the most common cancer in women in the United States. Both new cases and death increase yearly. In a normal uterus, the endometrium, or lining, thickens every month unl...

Last modified: 19th May 2020

Case Series for Same-Day Discharge for Minimally Invasive Surgery for Enometrial Cancer

Nursing Case Studies

Abstract Study Objective: Goal of this study is to present a cases series endorsing same-day discharge after minimally invasive robotic surgery for endometrial cancer and to determine factors that aff...

Last modified: 14th May 2020

A Systematic Review of Thyroid Cancer After the Chernobyl Accident

Nursing Literature Reviews

ABSTRACT Background: Following the immediate fallout of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, many epidemiologic studies were conducted to ascertain the effects of ionizing radiation on cancer incidence and...

Last modified: 7th May 2020

What Are the Primary Different Types of Cancer, and in What Ways Are They Related?

Nursing Literature Reviews

Executive Summary My research was done to basically learn about the different types of cancer. It is also to know about the similarities in which they cause. During the time of the research I did a su...

Last modified: 5th May 2020

Patient Case Study: Mandibular Tumour

Nursing Case Studies

This presentation is focused on Mr Brown, a 72-year-old adult male patient who was admitted in an East of England hospital. He was diagnosed with mandibular tumour which is a type of oral cancer. Pseu...

Last modified: 4th May 2020

Case Study of Palliative Care for Bowel Cancer

Nursing Case Studies

Mrs Cheng has a 2 years history of bowel cancer recently being complicated by liver metastases. Doctors had given her a prognosis of about one month left to live. She is admitted to the medical ward f...

Last modified: 13th Feb 2020

Healthcare Internship Reflection | Cancer Center

Reflective Essays

Crystal Mullen Last month I received the privilege of being hired to work as a secretary for The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. As the name implies their sole focu...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Nutrition and Genetics in Colorectal Cancer

Nursing Essays

BACKGROUND Historically colorectal cancer (CRC) is diagnosed very often among men and women in the United States. Many studies have investigated the role of gene-diet interactions in the...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Improving men’s awareness of the early symptoms of prostate cancer

Nursing Questions

Question What can nurses do improve men’s awareness of the early symptoms of prostate cancer? Answer The actor Ben Stiller has revealed in an article in The Daily Telegraph (The Daily Telegraph, 201...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Evaluating foot massage minimizing pain among cancer patients

Nursing Essays

But to you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness Shall arise with healing in his wings. – Mal.4:2 Cancer is a disease that poses a threat to many aspects of life. Caring for clients with c...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Mouth Cancer Causes

Nursing Essays

Cancer is one of the most deadly diseases known to the world. There are various causes which are responsible for different types of cancer in different parts of the body. Mouth cancer is one of them. ...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Health Assessment Care plan for Bladder Cancer Patient

Nursing Essays

Theresa is a 37 year old; who was diagnosed with bladder cancer. She recently commenced her course of chemotherapy .She rushes to the Emergency Room at 11.45pm complaining of having a fever. Introduct...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020