Breast cancer

    Page 8 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Annotated Bibliography On Breast Cancer

    Annotated Bibliography: Breast Cancer and Early Prevention of Breast Cancer Among Minorities and Those With Lower Socioeconomic Statuses. Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer affecting women today. According to Meredith (2013), there have been many advances in breast cancer screening and early detection, but incidences of breast cancer still remain exceptionally high among American women. In previous experiences, I have had the opportunity of working with cancer patients,…

    Words: 1257 - Pages: 6
  • Breast Cancer Case Study

    Cancer is among one of the highest leading causes of death across the whole human population. In terms of women, breast cancer continues to be the greatest threat of cancer related death across all ages. Breast cancer is characterized by irregular dividing of cells, in other words uncontrolled cell growth, within the breast leading to the formation of a lump known as a tumor. Tumors are usually categorized into two categories: benign and malignant; in the case of breast cancer, tumors are…

    Words: 1419 - Pages: 6
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Research Paper

    STUDIES ON CHEMOPROTECTIVE EFFICACY OF RESVERATROL IN BREAST CANCER 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 BREAST CANCER: Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and it is one of the leading causes of cancer death in women worldwide. Diet and Nutrition play a key role in carcinogenesis process, as reflected in the global differences in breast cancer incidence worldwide. High fat content, meat and low fiber diets were associated with high breast cancer incidence rates whereas populations with…

    Words: 2179 - Pages: 9
  • Breast Cancer : A Common And Second Leading Cause Death Among Cancer

    7, 2014 Breast cancer in women Breast cancer in women For the purpose of this assignment, I chose breast cancer as it is very common and second leading cause of death among cancers in United States, after heart disease. However, due to the improvement in drugs, technology, early detection and better understanding on the disease, the rates are declining as compare to the past. Some of the common risk factors that can results in breast cancer are women’s age, history of breast cancer,…

    Words: 1067 - Pages: 5
  • Causes And Symptoms Of Breast Cancer

    The World Health Organization (2016) has defined cancer as a term used to describe a large group of diseases which may affect any body parts including the brain, lung, bone, lymph node, and liver. By nature, our body controls the creation, growth, and death of cells. Cancer begins when cells do not die in a normal state (Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. , 2016) and when the abnormal cells are created rapidly and divide in an uncontrolled way. These excess cells then grow and form a…

    Words: 2107 - Pages: 9
  • The Pros And Cons Of Breast Cancer

    It is not known exactly what causes breast cancer, however “It is estimated that in 2015 there will be 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer, 62,290 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) of the breast will be found (CIS is non-invasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer), and about 40,290 deaths from breast cancer.” (The American Cancer Society 2014, September 9). Other than skin cancer and second only to lung cancer, breast cancer is the leading death among women in the United…

    Words: 793 - Pages: 4
  • Case Study Breast Cancer

    States are expected to die from breast cancer in 2015. Death rates for breast cancer are higher than any other cancer, besides lung cancer for women in the United States. In addition, American women are most commonly diagnosed with breast cancer over any other cancer with the exception of skin cancer. In fact, 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. Breast cancer is the number one diagnosed cancer among women worldwide.…

    Words: 834 - Pages: 4
  • Informative Speech On Breast Cancer

    Cancer occurs when cells begin to grow uncontrollably. With people having cells throughout their body, this means that you can get cancer anywhere in your body. Cancer can also spread to different areas of your body. Cancer is not a contagious disease. However, cancer can be genetic or it can be by not keeping your body healthy. Cancer normally is a very long process. Sometimes it has a positive outcome and sometimes it has a negative outcome. If it has a negative outcome from cancer, then that…

    Words: 1555 - Pages: 7
  • Breast Cancer Research Paper

    Understanding Breast Cancer Dianna M Reyes Wichita State University Breast cancer is defined as the uncontrolled growth of breast cells. Cancer happens as a result of mutations, or abnormal changes, in the genes responsible for regulating the growth of cells and keeping them healthy. In a healthy individual, their bodies replace themselves. The new cells take over when the old cells die out. But in a patient with cancer, mutations occurred causing some genes to turn off and others to turn on…

    Words: 1129 - Pages: 5
  • Symptoms And Causes Of Breast Cancer

    develops in the breast, it is classified as breast cancer. Breast Cancer refers to the over cell proliferation (abnormal cell growth) forming in the tissue of a breast and eventually metastasizes (spreads) to different parts to of the body. This disease annually affects women regardless of their culture and ethnicity. In regards to Hispanic women population, breast cancer acts more aggressive in comparison to other ethnicities (Kouri et al., 2010). Hispanic Women diagnosed with breast cancer…

    Words: 1265 - Pages: 5
  • Page 1 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 50

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: