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    4. Digital technology innovation 4.1 The role of Internet and travel agents The emerging of travel and tourism has depended extensively on information and communication technologies (ICT) for managing the quality of tourism traffic. The development of Internet gives opportunities to SME- travel agents to reach out global customers and suppliers. ICT innovation is increasingly important for management and marketing of tourism and travel agents Company. They also assist travel agents to determine customer-behavior of decision-making process from product search to consumption. According to Heung 2003, bricks-and-mortal travel agents are under threat of competing online booking server of the travel industry (Heung, 2003, Standing et al.,) Changing…

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    According to the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Facts and Figures (2015), “cancer is the second leading cause of death among children aged 0-14 years of age. Mortality rates for child-hood cancer have declined by 67% over the past four decades, from 6.3 (per 100,000) in 1970 to 2.1 in 2011. The substantial progress in reducing childhood cancer mortality is largely attributable to improvements in treatment and high rates of participation in clinical trials” (p.11). With the increased rates of…

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    According to Ministry of Health (2017), cancer is currently the leading cause of death in Singapore, accounting for 29.6% of deaths in 2016. Approximately 1 out of every 4 – 5 Singaporeans have the risk of developing cancer in their lifetime. (National Registry of Diseases Office, 2016) One of the main ways in treating cancer would be through Radiation Therapy. It is often used as a curative treatment alone or in conjunction with surgery and/or chemotherapy depending on the type of cancer.…

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    (Include professional organizations you belong to): I am co-president of the MSUM Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) group on campus. This group is a great way for students to get involved and to raise awareness about cancer. AS a group we put on 2-4 events throughout the year to raise cancer awareness and money for cancer research. For example, this fall I planned and put on a “Knockout Cancer!” event with the Wellness Center on campus. This event was a free kickboxing class where students can get…

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    argument is too, invalid. University of Texas at Dallas researchers examined crime rates before legalization and after and found no increase after marijuana was legalized. The health benefits of marijuana usage are substantial. It can help treat glaucoma, control epileptic seizures, decrease anxiety, slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease, protect the brain from concussions, and much more. One of the most intriguing benefits of marijuana, though, involves cancer. Cancer cells make more…

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    Introduction: Ovarian cancer is the deadliest of the reproductive cancers, killing two out of every three women diagnosed with it. Cancer is when cells grow and divide quickly and then the area with cancer develops a tumor, if/when the cancer spreads to other surrounding organs, it can ultimately lead to death. Ovarian cancer is often called the “silent killer,” because doctors had not known that there were symptoms, until recently. Although, what little symptoms there are, are also symptoms of…

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    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 butterfly shaped, with 2 lobes — the right lobe and the left…

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    Pink Ribbon Analysis

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    Celebrities and credible people all over the world wear the pink ribbon proudly as a symbol for awareness. Many people look at the celebrities and think to themselves, if they can wear it proudly so can I. Celebrities are not the only people we can rely on to promote breast cancer awareness, The American Cancer Society is another credible source. This organization provides useful facts about the disease, treatments, and prognosis. The statistics and facts we can gather about breast cancer…

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    Mouth and Oropharynx Cancer Globally, Cancer is major health problem and one of the most common deadly health problems. In the United States, 25% of deaths are caused only by cancer. Mouth and oropharynx cancer is the fast growth of abnormal cells that may be developed in the lips, gum, tongue, oropharynx, oral cavity, piriform sinus, or hypo-pharynx. Universally, it is the twelfth most common part of the body that can develop cancerous tumor []. According to Wiley Online Library…

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    In the month of ‘’ September is childhood cancer awareness month’’. Alexis Lemonade Foundation. In the U.S over 15,780 children under the age 21 are diagnosed with cancer each year, ¼ of them will not survive. When a family finds out their child has cancer it’s heartbreaking. Childhood cancer awareness month is to put a light on the types of cancer that affects the children. During the month of September is when we raise money for their families. May 23, 2008 senator Hillary Clinton and senator…

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