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    I found that this novel was quite unique in that it laid out a detailed examination of the history of cancer and how treatments were created, along with a detailed description of the author’s personal experience during the early days of oncology. The author of Emperor of all Maladies: A Biology of Cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee, was able to lay out all of the aspects of cancer and the battle of trying to treat, prevent, and cure it. Since the 1800s, doctors have been pushing and hoping for a…

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    As cancer incidence rates rise internationally, a larger percent of patients require research through clinical trials and treatments to cure their cancer. The National Cancer Institute, the primary federal agency for cancer research in the United States, defines cancer as “a collection of related diseases… [in which] some of the body’s cells begin to divide without stopping and spread into surrounding tissues” (“What Is Cancer?”). Cancer is the leading cause of death for children ages 0 to 19 in…

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    The cardiovascular system consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood (“Major Functions,” n.d.). Leukemia is a malignant cancer of the blood and bone marrow that affects this system and involves an abnormal growth of white blood cells (McGlaufin, Munger, and Nelson, 2015). Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) is a subtype of this disease and is most common in older adults, specifically males 65 and older (Turbeville, 2014). In AML, the bone marrow produces abnormal white blood cells, red blood cells…

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    The Fault In Our Stars, by John Green, is a fascinating book that chronicles the hardships of two teenagers battling cancer and how they find meaning in their lives despite their disease. The book is about Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters. Both are fighting cancer and together they learn to cope with their circumstances and support each other through difficult times. In the end, Augustus dies from osteosarcoma, but not without leaving a very positive impact on the people who knew him.…

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    Capecitabine, an oral 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) analogue, is a commonly used chemotherapeutic agent (antimetabolite) of the pyrimidine analogue family. It is a basic cytostatic agent used in therapy of solid gastrointestinal cancers (as adjuvant therapy as well as in treatment of metastatic disease); besides, it is also widely used in therapy of metastatic breast cancer. Myocardial infarction is a rare adverse effect related to capecitabine therapy. We present case report of a female patient with no…

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    <<>> “Medicines cure diseases, but only doctors can cure patients.” Carl Jung Personalized Cancer Treatment EuroMed’s medical staff has been treating cancer since 1991, and they’ve adopted an integrative medical approach, combining conventional and alternative treatments. Their principal belief is that cancer treatment must not be used at the expense of the patient’s immune system, so EuroMed Foundation utilizes an integrative treatment philosophy with an emphasis on maintaining…

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    Skin Cancer Research Paper

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    Human infected with many diseases that are difficult to overcome and these diseases is cancer. Cancer is a human body cells grow abnormally and kills the cell manufacturing to places in the body. The change of the composition and multiply and spread in the body. In this paper we will address to the type of cancer is skin cancer, skin cancer is a common cases, especially after age, where the risk rose to infection types of skin cancer in the elderly. The skin cancer affects men more than women.…

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    Rhabdomyosarcoma, also know as RMS, is a type of sarcoma in which cancer cells form a muscle tissue. There are three main types this disease has, Embryonal, Alveolar, and Anaplastic. There is also stage I, stage II, stage III, and stage IV. There are treatments for RMS but it's all depending on the area, type, and stage of the cancer, survival rates will also fall under that. As far as symptoms, it can be very difficult to find early stages, since RMS mostly diagnosed in children younger than 5…

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    Acute leukemia Did you know that there are “about 54,270 new cases of leukemia in the united states each year” according to (Nordquist). Only “about 24,450 people die from leukemia per year” according to (Nordquist). Leukemia is a blood marrow disease, there are certain symptoms for acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, treatment, and the stages. Acute myeloid leukemia, acute means that it spreads fast and myeloid is the types of cells it affects. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia,…

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    Augustus Water Monologue

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    About a three months have gone by since Augustus Water’s prefuneral. He is ok. He is prepared to die but I am not. He is strong and I am going to make sure that he doesn’t let the cancer conquer him. He’s alive, and I am too. … Today I went with Gus to get check out by his doctor. I was really moved by what I heard. “The tumor in his chest in decreasing. Your medication is exterminating some of the cancer cells. I am going to keep prescribing…

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