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Cancer

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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Cancer

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 : 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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Cancer

Crazy Lady Cancer NRS 410v January 25, 2014 Cancer Cancer is a disease with no regard for age, gender, or ethnicity. In 2013 nearly 1,600 people a day died from cancer; and “cancer remains the second most common cause of death in the US” (ACS, 2013). There are twenty three cancer types currently identified. However, many people still do not understand what a diagnosis of cancer means, how cancer progresses, or the common complications with cancer. All valuable information...

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of Cancer NRS 410V David Ludwig 1/16/2011 Grand Canyon University Introduction According to the American Cancer Society, half of all men and one third of all women will develop cancer within their lifetime (Cancer.org). These figures are staggering. Cancer is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide and is a terrifying and unpredictable disease for many cancer sufferers. As such, it is imperative that healthcare workers have a thorough understanding of the various cancer diagnoses...

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Cancer

and neck cancer is a broad term that describes many different cancers that start in the head and neck. Most oral, head and neck cancers begin in the cells that make up the moist tissues (mucosal surfaces) of the mouth, nose and throat. Like other cancers, these cancers occur when abnormal cells begin to grow and divide uncontrollably and form a mass, called a malignant tumor. Doctors identify oral, head and neck cancers by the area in which the cancer begins: Lip and oral cavity cancer occurs...

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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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Treatment of Cancer

Complementary and Alternative Treatments For Cancer Complementary treatments are often used by patients whose current cancer treatment is no longer effective. Many patients use them to aid in managing side effects as well. Educate yourself on what therapies are commonly used, and how they can help with cancer treatment. Reiki Reiki is an energy based treatment that many cancer patients take part in during treatment. Learn more about reiki and how it can help cancer patients. Gerson Therapy Gerson Therapy...

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Cancer in Children

sense of health. As we can define the disease are such as cancer, cardiomyopathy, down syndrome, autism and many others. For children who requires special attention from the experts, they are placed in a special ward which is the pediatric ward. Four of us have done our services for two days in this pediatric kids where we were require to entertain these special kids. On our first day, we visited the pediatric ward where children with cancer are being treated while on the second day we visited the...

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