DBQ Cancer is "a set of diseases that results from failure to control the cell cycle due to genetic, environmental and behavioral factors". This is the verbatim definition i was taught in Biology class. Cancer like stated in the above definition has more than just one way to be caused. Some of these causes one could even refer to it as an initiator to the trend or factor percentages of Cancer .There are several factors that have been discovered with medical research but some show stronger associations with cancer. Throughout this essay we can examine how environment, age, and exposure can have an effect on the trend of cancer in cases. One of the bigger causes of cancer is environmental factors. These factors include food, drink, smoking habits and the environment around you. Smoking is one of the leading causes od lung cancer, and skin cancer is most commonly caused by being out in the sun too much without protection. "cancer rates differ from country to country"(document B) based on the environment they are living in. This has been observed that when people move two a different country the cancer rates of the family will usually change within a generation or two. One of the more common examples is, "Japanese women living in Japan have low rates of breast cancer, but Japanese women who soon over to the U.S have U.S rates of breast cancer" (document B). This explains from a backed up point that environmental factors are one of the more leading causes of effecting cancer rates. Age is another main cause as to having such a high effect on cancer rates. Cancer is more commonly found in people of an older age over younger. this can most clearly be seen in document A. This chart shows a steady positive trend of cancer cases and morality rates increasing as the age of the victims increases. In document G it most clearly explains that it has to do with the aging of the immune system. the progressive decline in the immune system with age is known as immune
Effect of Cancer
Over 7.5 million people die every year from cancer and fewer than 9 million survive every year from it. Compare the two and there’s a big different. Not many people understand the challenges people who are diagnosed with cancer go through every day. Cancers effects are something that cannot be controlled. Emotional and physical changes take place when dealing with cancer it doesn’t just affect the person with it; it also affects the people around that person. Cancer is a sickness….
In this paper I'm going to enlighten the reader on the struggles and hardships that people have living and maintaining with cancer. The stress that cancer causes is enough to change the emotional balance of ones environment. Physical pain is a factor that causes a person with cancer to do not want their life to continue. Some more factors that people deal with while assessing cancer are emotional pain, treatment, expenses, and just learning to how to cope with cancer.
Article Review: Cancer
1. Gibbs, W W. "Untangling the Roots of Cancer." Scientific American July 2003: 56-65. Print.
2. In the human body, cells are constantly going through the cell cycle. An important step of the cell cycle is called mitosis, in which the cell (referred to as the parent cell) undergoes a series of steps that lead to the formation of two daughter cells. This process only occurs in somatic cells, which are any non-gamete cells. Gametes are haploid (containing only half of a full….
Theme: Breast Cancer
Topic: The impact of breast cancer on the physical and psychological health of women in Jamaica
Can you imagine losing all your hair, losing your breast the essence of your femininity? These are just some of the side effects of being diagnosed with breast cancer.
According to the Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary, one of America’s most trusted dictionaries, Breast cancer is a malignant disease which results in an uncontrolled growth of breast cells caused….
Cause and effect of global cancer
Cancer is a leading cause of death globally. Three-quarter of cancer deaths occur in developingcountries or the third world (WHO, 2010). If current knowledge were put into practice, at least one third of cancer cases could be prevented, another third could be detected early, treated and cured; and suffering could be alleviated through palliative care for patients with advanced cancers. (WHO, 2009) In low- and middle-income countries, cancer overwhelmingly affects….
The Effects of Radiation on Cancer
There are both negative and positive effects of radiation on cancer. Scientists have discovered that radiation can lessen or increase the chance of obtaining cancer. Radio therapy is a treatment for cancer in which X-rays employ controlled exposure to radiation. Radiation also can save lives.
The negative effects on humans are that if over exposed to it, it can cause migraines, seizures, and ultimately, death.
Firstly, external beam radiation therapy used on….
Effects on the environment
The human population is growing rapidly and is expected to continue to grow over the next 50 years, with that being said because of….
What Every Student Should Learn While in High School
I have being hired by the Fort Myers High School to develop an Ethics class that will be mandatory for all students during the full school year. To best develop the class curriculum I did some research on specifics ethical issues that teenagers are facing in the world nowadays. I found that teenagers need an extra help developing a good character, good values and good manners. Moreover, they need to learn how to respect authorities over their….
The Causes and Effects of Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer has many different causes, such as environmental causes, genetics and even art, and effect both the patient and those around them in physical as well as emotional ways. When most people think of breast cancer, they think of the side effects of the treatments. In other words chemotherapy causing hair loss and radiation causing burns. Most people do not think of the emotional effect it has on the patient or the way it effects their family as well….
The Cause and Effect of Prostate Cancer
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The Effect of Prostate Cancer
The prevalence of prostate cancer among African American men has caused them to become prey to this condition. The American Cancer Society (ACS) states “African American men are diagnosed with prostate cancer up to 65% more frequently than Caucasian men” (Oliver, 2007). The prostate is a gland that only males have and as men get older the cells can develop a tumor on the gland….