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    CANCER : CAUSES AND WAYS TO OVERCOME Introduction * Cancer is a term used for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues (Source: Cancer Free‚ Philip Bashe‚ Simon & Schuster‚ 1994). * Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems (Source: Cancer Free‚ Philip Bashe‚ Simon & Schuster‚ 1994). * There are many types of cancers such as prostate cancer‚ breast cancer‚ lung cancer‚ stomach

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    BIOLOGY Cell Biology and Cancer “ We now understand a lot about cancer. We know that it results from a series of genetic changes having to do with cell division and growth control and genetic instability‚ mortality‚ the suicide mechanism in cells; the ability of the cells to migrate; the ability of the cells to attract to them a blood supply. And so that’s pretty profound that in a few sentences one can summarize a sophisticated‚ fundamental understanding of what a cancer is.” LELAND HARTWELL Molecular

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    JAN JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING ORIGINAL RESEARCH Symptom clusters and experiences of patients with cancer ¨ ¨ Neziha Karabulu‚ Behice Erci‚ Nadiye Ozer & Sureyya Ozdemir ¨ Accepted for publication 11 December 2009 Correspondence to B. Erci: e-mail: behiceerci@hotmail.com Neziha Karabulu PhD Assistant Professor Surgical Nursing Department‚ School of Nursing‚ Ataturk University‚ Erzurum‚ ¨ Turkey Behice Erci PhD RN Professor Department of Public Health Nursing‚ School of

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    Radiation therapy uses high-energy radiation to shrink tumors and kill cancer cells. X-rays‚ gamma rays‚ and charged particles are types of radiation used for cancer treatment. The radiation may be delivered by a machine outside the body called a linear accelerator to focus x-rays directly on the tumor or tumor bed (external-beam radiation therapy)‚ or it may come from radioactive material placed in the body near cancer cells (internal radiation therapy‚ also called brachytherapy). Systemic

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    TRIXIE 1. A 25 year old patient is inquiring about the methods or ways to detect cancer Wearlier. The nurse least likely identify this method by stating: A. Annual chest x-ray. B. Annual Pap smear for sexually active women only. C. Annual digital rectal examination for persons over age 40. D. Yearly physical and blood examination 2. The removal of entire breast‚ pectoralis major and minor muscles and neck lymph nodes which is followed by skin grafting is a procedure called: A. Simple mastectomy

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    Cancer Right now‚ cancer is one of the most feared diseases in the world. In the early 1990s almost 6 million new cancer cases developed and more than 4 million deaths from cancers occurred. Also more than one-fifth of all deaths were caused by cancer and it has been predicted‚ by the American Cancer Society‚ that about 33% of Americans will eventually develop this disease. This is a huge disease that is killing people all over the world. The field of cancer study is called Oncology. The government

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    #:304034 Date: 21/04/2014 Topic: CANCER General Purpose: To inform for audience about cancer Specific Purpose: To provide bad effect to anyone and how to prevent it Central idea: Cancer is a serious disease that may be preventable and curable. INTRODUCTION: I. Attention getter: More than 1/2 million people are expected to die of cancer in a year That ’s more than 1‚500 a day An average of 1/2 of men and 1/3 of women will develop cancer II. Reason to listen: Cancer can affect anyone‚ so from

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    Cancer Cancer is a generic term for a large group of diseases that can affect any part of the body. One defining feature of cancer is the rapid creation of abnormal cells that grow beyond their usual boundaries‚ and which can then invade adjoining parts of the body and spread to other organs. This process is referred to as metastasis. Metastases are the major cause of death from cancer. Key facts: Cancers figure among the leading causes of death worldwide‚ accounting for 8.2 million deaths in

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    the cancer century. This is because more than a hundred types of cancer have been discovered in this century‚ and secondly‚ because enormous medical efforts were made to fight all kinds of cancers all over the world. In the early decades of the century‚ cancer was considered to be a fatal disease‚ and although many cancers remain fatal‚ medical therapy has developed significantly over the years such that most cancers can be treated and cured. After decades of struggling with various cancers‚ doctors

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    *Cancer* Cancer (medical term: malignant neoplasm) is a class of diseases in which a group of cells display ’’uncontrolled growth’’ (division beyond the normal limits)‚ ’’invasion’’ (intrusion on and destruction of adjacent tissues)‚ and sometimes ’’metastasis’’ (spread to other locations in the body via lymph or blood). There are over 150 types of cancers. Cancers in teens:- 1. Osteosarcoma (Pronounced: os-tee-oh-sar-koh-muh) is the most common type of bone cancer.

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