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  • Liver Health Connection: Case Study

    4.1. Historical Accounts The purpose of this objective was to gather current studies about the co-infection of HIV/HBV and provide facts with evidences to Liver Health Connection. Hence, Liver Health Connection utilizes the product of the research to educate providers, the community, and patients. As I indicated in my proposal, the first objective was to research about the Viral Hepatitis B (HBV) and Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection Before the start of objective one, LHC provided…

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  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Case Study

    Invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) is a type of cancer of the breast. IDC starts in the milk ducts of the breast, breaks through the walls of the duct, and begins to invade and grow into the fatty tissue of the breast. Since this is an invasive cancer, it is then able to spread to other organs in the body, such as the lymphatic system. IDC is the most common form of breast cancer, accounting for 70-80% of all breast cancer diagnoses. A key component in diagnosing IDC is yearly screening mammograms…

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  • Essay On Skin Cancer

    The skin is the largest vital organ in the human body and it goes through a lot during our lifetime. Whether it be laying in the sand enjoying the warmth of the sun on our skin or getting a tan at the nearest tanning booth, we are actually damaging our skin. Whenever skin is exposed to the sun or any other type of UV radiation, there is an increased risk of developing skin cancer. Skin cancer is the abnormal growth of skin cells, and is surprisingly very common in the world today. According to…

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  • Pancreatic Adenosquamous Carcinoma Case Study 1

    Pancreatic adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) is a rare and aggressive tumor that has worse prognosis and higher metastatic potential than pancreatic adenocarcinoma(Kardon, Thompson et al. 2001, Boyd, Benarroch-Gampel et al. 2012). A major hindrance towards development of therapies against pancreatic ASC is that no unique molecular signature has been identified for this class of pancreatic tumors. Although KRAS and TP53 are altered in pancreatic ASC (Brody, Costantino et al. 2009), the same genes are…

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  • Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)

    The core of the hepatitis B virus is generally in the shape of an icosahedron. Within the virus, there are two strands of DNA, one smaller than the other, which is circular. HBV is around 42 nm in width, and the core is surrounded in a 4nm thick coat. They are enveloped, which means they are more susceptible to being destroyed, because the envelope is very thin. Viruses in general are very small, much smaller than bacteria, and HBV is no different. (Image:…

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  • Recurrent Pneumonia Case Study: Mr. Cauley's Case

    CC: Recurrent pneumonia. History of Present Illness: Mr. Cauley is a very pleasant 56-year-old gentleman who has multiple pneumonias over the last year and one prior pneumonia in 2013. He has been hospitalization recently at Portsmouth Regional Hospital for a right-sided pneumonia was treated with antibiotics and he had rapid resolution of his symptoms associated with radiographic resolution. In February of this year, he suffered a similar episode of cough, fevers, and chills, which was…

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  • Organ Allocation Ethics

    Organ Allocation is a field of bioethics that is always at great debate and consistently being updated in accordance to new information obtained through daily research. The decisions brought forth to those in deciding organizations are expansive and ethically thought-provoking. The list is heavily sided to those in need versus those that give. Ethical treatment of the organs is of the upmost urgency. These are noted as lifesaving elements and should be treated justly and with reverence. Those in…

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  • Lung Cancer: Asymptomatic Analysis

    early in their asymptomatic form. These patients sometimes can respond well to treatment and may even be completely cured of lung cancer. ("Can non-small cell lung cancer be found early?") Lung cancers are classified either as a non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) or as a small cell…

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  • Epiderma Research Paper

    05303-4). There are three different types of skin cancer which are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma which is the least malignant and most common. It makes 80% of cases and occur in the most sun exposed area. This type of skin cancer occurs in the stratum basal and its cells slowly grow and invade the dermis and hypodermis (Marieb and Hoehn, pg.165). Squamous cell carcinoma evolves from keratinocytes of the stratum spinosum (Marieb and Hoehn,…

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  • The Skin: The Physiology Of Skin

    The dermis is the second layer of the skin, beneath the epidermis. Skin cancer is an abnormal growth of skin cells and is most often developed on skins that are exposed to the sun. There are three major types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. This research will be covering the functions, structures, layers, and diseases of the skin. The skin covers the entire external surface of the human body and serve a variety of purposes. It serves as a protective…

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