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    issue, such as world hunger, cancer, ending poverty in third world countries, etc. Out of all these types of organizations, if I had to choose, I would choose an organization that is fighting to end a widespread illness such as cancer. Specifically, I would choose to donate to the American Cancer Society. Their purpose is to fund and conduct research related to cancer, support patients with cancer, and spread awareness about cancer. They support…

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    American Cancer Society

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    Cancer — one of the most conversational diseases in the world. Society is constantly trying to figure out ways to help prevent cancer. There are numerous research institutions and organizations that are dedicated to topics related to the prevention of cancer, such as the National Cancer Society, American Cancer Foundation, and American Cancer Society. Cancer is a deadly disease that everyone wants to eliminate from the world. Unfortunately, everyone does not agree on the methods for the…

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    According to American Cancer Society (2016), stated that discovering or finding out that one has cancer problems conveys a lot of modifications for the patient and the loved ones, which brings a lots of questions that need to be answered, such as • Why me, • What have done to deserve this? • Did I cause my cancer? • Can it be cured? • Am I going to die? How do I cope? • What are the best treatment options? • Will treatment hurt or make me feel bad? • How long will treatment take? •…

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    who has ever felt the pain of cancer in their lives, that they are not alone in their fight, and that someone celebrates their life. This event, Relay for Life, creates an unparalleled environment for community involvement at Grand Valley and, for one night brings people together to make a difference in the world by helping find a cure for cancer. Relay for Life has not always been the grand, community encompassing event it has become today. In a 2014 news article by Stacia Glenn and Alexis…

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    the very least, that last choice be yours when your world is ripped away? As an American we have many freedoms that others do not. We have the right to believe in whatever we choose, to be anything we desire and are willing to work for, and for the most part live our lives the way we see fit for our own individual needs. The downside to America is the fact that we are sometimes a very religiously ethical based country, and certain moral views of one assembly can decide the fate for us as a…

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    I found out that 70% of us has had a love one diagnose with cancer, and 71% of us lose their love one to cancer. Today I want to tell you the story of my Grandfather. When I was 9 years old my Grandfather was diagnose with Lymphoma of Hodgkin. I firsthand experience and saw how cancer can physically and mentally destroy a person and their love ones. Over the next four years my Grandfather fought cancer, and initially my Grandfather defeated cancer. Nevertheless his fight against cancer was far…

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    Non-Helping Behavior

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    Still, if they chose not to or were unable to donate money, this was considered “non-helping behavior.” Participants that did choose to donate money were considered to have exhibited “helping behavior.” Regardless of whether participants opted to donate money or not, we made sure to thank them for their time and/or contribution. It is crucial to note that the entirety of the proceeds that we collected, which totaled $7.22, was donated to the American Cancer Society following the conclusion of…

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    Studying hair dyes can be difficult because not every hair dye is made the same. In studies on animals, they were given large amounts of dye to see if their cells changed like a cancer cell’s would. Dye was also applied to the skin of animals to see if it would be absorbed into the bloodstream leading to blood cancers. Most every study could not show any distinctive link to cancer. Researchers also used people in cancer research studies. They used people who are exposed to dyes at work, such as…

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    Chronic Illness Paper The topic for my chronic illness paper is thyroid cancer. I chose this particular illness because it has affected a few people in my immediate family and I wanted to get a better understanding of this chronic illness. Thyroid cancer, as described by The American Cancer Society, is when cancer starts in the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is below the thyroid cartilage (Adam’s apple) in the front part of the neck. In most people, the thyroid cannot be seen or felt. It is…

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    same time that provides reduction of costs, proficient use of resources and avoids disintegration of care (Lewenson & Truglio-Londrigan, 2013). Case management nurses can provide information and assist patients with placements with assistance programs. They also can help out patients diagnose with cancer about proper oncology referrals, medication assistance, and proper follow up, support programs and even programs that might offer financial assistance. Case management can also assist patient…

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