cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Of all gynecologic malignancies, ovarian cancer continues to have the highest mortality and is the most difficult to diagnose. In the United States female population, ovarian cancer ranks fifth in absolute mortality among cancer related deaths (13,000/yr). In most reported cases, ovarian cancer, when first diagnosed is in stages III...

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Why Getting Mammograms Are Important

Breast cancer is a rapid, uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in one or both breasts. Right now it is the leading cause of death in women. Every year more than 211,000 American women are diagnosed with this disease, but if found early it can often be cured. As of today,...

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Why Were Losing The War On Cancer

The War on Cancer; A Comprehensive Reiteration and Nuance into a Resolution Summary: Author Clinton Leaf discusses the validity of the argument that as a nation we are losing the war on cancer. Leaf lives as a survivor of Hodgkin’s disease, an informed crusader and valuable entity into guiding the...

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Unsure

In this assignment, I will be explaining the physiological action of Herceptin. I will also be explaining the mechanism whereby one significant side effect may be caused by the other. I will also identify Trastuzumab (Herceptin), is a drug which is prescribed for some types of breast cancer. It is...

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Crossing The Road Or Smoking 20 A Day

Crossing the road or smoking 20 a day – which is more dangerous? Hazards a chance of being injured or harmed a chance of danger or a possible source of danger. A cigarette smoke contains over 4000 chemicals with 43 known cancer causing compounds with 400 other toxins, including nicotine,...

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