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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The Risk Factor of Age on Ovarian Cancer
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 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
Introduction: 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
Introduction: 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
Introduction:  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

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

Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated Protein 4: Treating Melanomas
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated Protein 4: Treating Melanomas Abstract A promising field of cancer therapy is blockading immune checkpoints, which looks at using the body’s own immune system ... Last modified: 19th May 2020

A Systematic Review of Thyroid Cancer After the Chernobyl Accident
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: 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

Patient Case Study: Mandibular Tumour
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: 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
Introduction: 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
Introduction: 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
Introduction: 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

Evaluating the Residual Effects of Chernobyl On Thyroid Cancer
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Introduction Papillary thyroid carcinoma is often observed in patients who were exposed to Chernobyl nuclear power accident. This paper will illustrate the connection between exposure an... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Health Assessment Care plan for Bladder Cancer Patient
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 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

Mouth Cancer Causes
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 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

Evaluating foot massage minimizing pain among cancer patients
Nursing Essays
Introduction: 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

Disclosure Of Cancer Diagnosis To Patients Nursing Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: -Disclosure of cancer diagnosis to patients is an ethical, sensitive and controversial issue in health care practice. There have been several studies focusing on merits and shortcomings of informing p... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The benefits of palliative care cancer/chronic ill patients
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Introduction; Nursing care for ill patient as a holistic and encompasses all aspects of physical, psychological and social needs. Therefore, patients and their families are the center on nursing care ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

End of life care - child
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Care of a child with end of life During my clinical rotation at children cancer hospital, I encountered a child of 6 years old who was going through relapse of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Th... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Health Related Quality of Life Relationship with Family
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Association of Health – Related Quality of Life to Family Dynamics and Social Support among Pediatric Patients with Leukemia in Tertiary Hospitals in Northern Philippines Jonas P. Cruz   Abstract ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020