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    results for them, however there was a couple of bad results, one little boy and four other children were diagnosed with leukemia which was the result or side effect of the treatment that they received (Vaughn, 260). The first question that was asked was if it was morally permissible for these researchers to use gene therapy even though they knew that some children might get leukemia after treatment (Vaughn, 260)? Yes, it was permissible every treatment or cure that researchers come up with…

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    Did you know that cervical cells go through 250 stages as they develop from healthy to cancerous cells, or that there are more than 200,000 cases of Parkinson’s disease per year? Elizabeth Stern discovered how many stages cells go through and James Parkinson is the man who discovered ‘shaking palsy’, which is now known as Parkinson’s disease. Elizabeth Stern and James Parkinson are similar in ways, but also very different form one another. Stern made a very huge impact of cancer research and…

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    Adoptive T Cell Therapy

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    Abstract Adoptive T cell therapy (ACT) is the most efficiently used treatment for patients with metastatic melanoma. It is a therapy where a patient’s T cells are collected and proliferated to a very huge number in the laboratory to be reinserted again into his body to be able to recognize and kill these tumor cells. In recently conducted clinical trials, the use of increasing concentration of lymphodepletion before infusion of autologous tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL) displayed response…

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    Leukemia Leukemia is a type of cancer which attackes in the tissue responsible for the production of blood cells. It also include bone marrow and lymphatic system. Usually this type of cancer begins in the white blood cells. It destrois white blood cells ability to repel and fight off infection and various infections. Overall the growth of these cells are very sound and it is divided by the body's needs. But, in the case of leukemia ,bone marrow in the body produces a very large amount…

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    Why Do Genes Cause Cancer?

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    them is leukemia, which is when blood-forming organs, such as bone marrow, produce increased numbers of abnormal and immature white blood cells (leukocytes). There are four main types of Leukemia: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), Acute myeloid leukemia (AML), Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). These different types of cancers affect patients differently and are treated differently as well. The chronic leukemias progress slowly compared to acute leukemias…

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    The diagnosis of acute lymphoid leukemia requires several tests, because the symptoms is not enough and they are similar to other disease too. It begins with complete blood count (CBC) test which provides the values of blood components. Normal children leukocyte average is 5,000-10,000 mm3, while red blood cells average is 3.8-6.0 x 1012/L, and Hemoglobin level is 95-205 g/L. The test measure also Hematocrit, and platelets. For acute lymphoid leukemia patients, the results change. The red blood…

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    Leukemia is a type of cancer that usually is associated with children, that affects cells in our blood. However, there is a vast number of adults who have leukemia in the U.S . Lekymiya is the lack of red blood cells which are replaced with white cells that come from the bone marrow. A numerous account of people were diagnosed with leukemia in the past year. According to the American Cancer Society, “43,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with leukemia each year”. Nevertheless there is…

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    Childhood Leukemia: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Leukemia is a type of blood cancer that starts in the stem cells of the bone marrow. In leukemia, white bloods cells fail to mature properly. These immature cells continue to reproduce at a rapid rate, crowding out healthy cells and producing a host of symptoms (St.Judes). Bone marrow is a soft, spongy material that is inside most bones and it produces the blood cells for the body. Stem cells or immature blood cells develop into lymphoid stem…

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    Cancer, a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in parts of the body is an illness that ravishes the lives of many.There are approximately 100 different types of cancers known to us today, yet contracting even one of them can cause serious issues and can even result in fatality. Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in children and adolescents. Children affected by these diseases have to overcome many obstacles just to survive.There are many misconceptions believed…

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    Childhood Cancer Paper

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    of pediatric cancer”, discusses the causes and risks, signs and symptoms, details of the different forms of cancer, as well as some nursing implications in regards to pediatric cancer. Childhood cancers usually involve the hematopoietic system (leukemia), brain, and other parts of the nervous system, soft tissues, kidneys (Wilms tumor), and bone (Porth, 2015). There are many risk factors relating to the environment, genetics, and/or microbes. When it comes to the environment, radiation seems to…

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