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    Typically, when people hear the phrase “cancer treatment”, they think of chemotherapy, tumor removal surgery, or radiology. Many people don’t realize what other options are now available or being researched and studied. Treatment of this disease is rapidly growing and changing due to the development of new scientific technology. Advances in cancer research have led to the development of new types of therapies used to treat cancer. One of these treatment methods is called immunotherapy, which utilizes the body’s own immune system to attack the cancerous cells. There are many different types of immunotherapy, some of which include cancer vaccines, oncolytic virus therapy, and non-specific monoclonal antibodies (cancer.net). Cancer cells affect…

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    Knockout Cancer Research

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    my IB project, I tried to create a t-shirt to raise funds for cancer research. I created a t-shirt on a donation website, and I spread the word to others and tried to get more sales. I created the design because to become a survivor of cancer, you must fight it, that’s why I put “Knockout cancer.” I wanted to do this project because it would not only help those who are fighting cancer, but it will bring those who buy it closer to one another. I did not raise the funds for any specific cancer, it…

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    Melissa Robles 1/30/17 English Expository Research Paper The average deaths from stomach cancer in 2002 was 700,000. Stomach cancer occurs when cancerous cells begin to form in the inner lining of the stomach. The important thing to know about stomach cancer is that there are many ways it can be prevented. There are certain foods to avoid in order to prevent getting stomach cancer and certain foods to eat. Processed, cured, pickled and smoked foods have been known to cause stomach…

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    one’s health is it can cause mouth/oral cancer. I choose to do the topic of how smoking causes oral cancer because I have a friend whose mom how has been suffering with oral cancer going on nine years now. My friend’s mom got oral cancer not because she was the one that smoked, but because the people that she worked with were always smoking around her. One out of five people that live in the US are currently smoking. Eight out of ten oral cancer patients smoked. Several symptoms that one might…

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    Understanding Pancreatic Cancer There is still so much that scientists don 't know about such intricate diseases such as cancer, but as technology improves, diseases that were previously thought of as incurable are now being researched, broken down, and with that treatments are being developed. The prevalence of various cancers is exponentially increasing, and pancreatic cancer is no exception. By the end of this research paper, the researcher will have discussed the known pathophysiology,…

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    Colon Cancer Cancer is the disease caused by an uncontrolled division of cells in any part of the human body. According to Colon Cancer Alliance and The American Cancer Society, colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnoseThis organization is doing so much more than just trying to find a cure for this cancer they are helping families in need of guidance through one of the hardest thi Colon Cancer Cancer is the disease caused by an uncontrolled division of cells in any part of the…

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    Lung Cancer Research

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    The following assignment will describe the key concepts of health and well-being related to lung cancer. It will also outline the impact the disease has on individuals and the wider population as well as how it relates to the social determinants of health. “Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in the United Kingdom” (Cancer Research UK 2014, Lung cancer incidence). There are two major types of lung cancer which are small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).…

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    Cancer development Cancer is a global epidemic. It affects the elder and the younger, the ugly and the beautiful, and the poor and the rich. According to the World Health Organization, there are 8.2 million cancer-related deaths in 2012. Cancer accounts for more deaths worldwide than other infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. It is also estimated that 21.4 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed in 2030. Cancer comes to be a global issue and an increasing public…

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    Hereditary Cancer Cancer is one of the most unknown subjects in the medical world. When it comes, why it comes, and how to effectively contain it is still being studied. Treatments have been available to lessen the cancer, or in some cases, take it away. The medical community has come so far in our knowledge of cancer. Splitting cancer into two specific groups of somatic cancer and hereditary cancer, researchers are getting more information. By understanding how hereditary cancer is formed,…

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    Blc Cancer Research Paper

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    Krystal Headen Professor Kaitlin Sidorsky Poli 201 1 December 2015 BLOC Cancer The breast cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, and colon cancer (BLOC) interest group was formed in September 2012 as an effective organization. It began when the founder, Krystal Headen was unfortunately informed that some of her friends and family members had been diagnosed with (remove either) breast cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, or the Kahler’s disease. Krystal spent several months building…

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